them just get paler, a bit dryer, and i don't want to risk
loosing them by letting split open without my noticing, so i cut them and
bring them inside where they finish ripening in the
had so much rain these last two weeks that some started to get dark spots of
In fact some
have to be put in the dry because they could rot, some others might open and
loose most of their seeds, it's not only one reason why i take some
Some are also
in pots with a bit of water because the stem rot at the base before the pod
So half are
now inside, and half are still ripening
seeds are finally dry, i put them in paper envelopes and keep them in a dry
place till November. Then, i plant them outside in pots, and they germinate
in March April May.
Last year i
had more 500, so there is no way i could put them in the fridge...anyway,
our winters can be very cold, and it's enough to triger
thing i do is water them everyday in march if the weather is too dry,
because they really need to be washed of their
Friday, July 13, 2007 8:09 PM
[iris-photos] HYB seed pods
you harvest your seed pods before they begin to split at the
loic tasquier wrote:
are some of the pod just cropped.
have already been harvested (the SDB X SDB crosses) and the seeds
are waiting in envelopes for November to be planted
more are still ripening in the garden.
this time of year, when one can stop running all over the place and
find time to dream about these crosses that finally made it,
secure and dry, ready.