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fuschia seeds

Posted by hamey Z9 FLA (shdyhillian@aol.com) on
Fri, Mar 27, 09 at 13:19

Ok, I was brain-dead today and when I finally found the Fuschia plant I wanted. I put it in the back of my SUV and didn't think anything about it rolling around.. but it did!! So, I have several flowers and I need to know, do I save them for drying out and get the seeds from them or how does it work? I do have lots of pieces that I will start up in water and in a day or 2 the large hanging basket will be beautiful again.. then I got a hummingbird feeder in the mail hand blown glass about 1/8" thick that was broken..

Do the flowers need to stay on the plant long enough for it to make seed? or are the seeds there now. Do I just toss them? For future reference, tell me when the flower goes to seed please. Thanks Karen


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RE: fuschia seeds

  • Posted by morz8 Z8 Wa coast (My Page) on
    Fri, Mar 27, 09 at 13:31

The spent flower needs to stay on the plant until a seed pod forms and ripens in order for you to have mature seeds to harvest.

Photo of seed pod and seeds here -

Here is a link that might be useful: Pod and seeds


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RE: fuschia seeds

Thanks Morz8.. that website has great information.. 'Preciate It, Karen


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