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starting seeds that just matured?

Posted by maps31 5 salt lake city ( on
Thu, Aug 18, 11 at 18:54

I am getting ready to start more brocolli and lettuces, can I go ahead and use lettuce from the previous crop that hasnt dried yet?

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RE: starting seeds that just matured?

For most plants, ripe seed will will germinate fresh, without the need for keeping the seed in the dry state. Al

RE: starting seeds that just matured?

I have just started my kale and collards from seed that just matured a couple of weeks ago.

An interesting tangent, I have see agave and saguaro actually germinate while still in the fruit on the plant.

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