Canarina Seeds

Bracey Tiede tiede@pacbell.net
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:46:48 PDT
Perhaps this fruit should be treated like a tomato that is used for seeds.

'Ferment' it in water, carefully pouring off the pulp and water each day
that becomes loose.

Keep repeating until only the seed is left. Dry the seed on a paper coffee
filter so it does not stick.

I've not done this with Canarina fruits but it works great for tomatoes.

Cheers,
Bracey
San Jose CA

-----Original Message-----
From: pbs [mailto:pbs-bounces@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net] On Behalf Of
David Pilling
Sent: Sunday, October 22, 2017 7:09 AM
To: pbs@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net
Subject: Re: [pbs] Canarina Seeds

Hi,

On 22/10/2017 13:59, Johannes-Ulrich Urban wrote:
> You describe a fully ripe fruit of Canarina canariensis which likes to rot
and mould.
I got around to looking at the fruit from my passiflora caerulea (blue 
passion flower) yesterday - a lot of seed, covered in sticky material. 
It is said to be important to remove this because it inhibits germination.

I put them in a sieve and ran water over them, and generally messed 
about ineffectively.

Getting to the question which my be relevant, is there some substance 
which digests this kind of material?


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