Seeds of Scilla

Peter Taggart petersirises@gmail.com
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:23:30 PST
The seed capsuals open soon after the green fades and they become red/
brown or straw coloured. If picked before they open, I suggest allowing
them to dry and open naturally, so that the seeds may finish ripening. They
self seed so easily that I would sow as soon as practical.
Peter (UK)

On 3 March 2015 at 13:18, Travis O <enoster@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> When is the best time to collect seeds of Scilla siberica, Scilla
> mischtschenkoana, or Scilla biflora? Do I wait for the pods to dry or can I
> collect them green, and will the seeds still mature?
>
> I've seen in Ian Young's Bulb Log how some seeds can be collected before
> fully ripe.
>
> Then, should I wait until Autumn to sow them?
>
>





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