Storing erythronium seedss (was Seed Exchange Open for Donations)

Jane McGary via pbs
Fri, 24 Feb 2023 16:57:04 PST
That's really interesting, Diane. I wonder if that is why my 
Alstroemeria seeds germinate best after being kept at room temperature 
until fall sowing?

Jane McGary

On 2/24/2023 1:00 PM, Diane via pbs wrote:
> Erythronium, along with other spring blooming flowers, sheds seeds with undeveloped embryos.  They need months of warm weather for the embryos to develop within the seeds.  Putting them in the fridge will halt that development.
> Diane
> Jan Jeddeloh via pbs <> wrote:
>>   Off hand the only old bulb seed I’d be leery of offering is eryththronium.  In my experience they don’t seem to like storage but maybe I’m not storing them correctly.  If anyone has further information on the subject of erythronium seed storage I’d like to hear it.
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