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OfflineGetHyphae
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Must you dry seeds before planting? * 1
    #10441756 - 06/02/09 04:34 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

Hello all,

I know this may belong in the gardening forum because its not about active plants, but it seemed like most of the activity in there was for culinary related topics.

My question is simple. I got some nice scotch bonnet peppers at the market today. The seeds in them should be viable and ready to plant, correct?

Im assuming I dont need to dry them or do any preparation.

thanks!


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Re: Must you dry seeds before planting? [Re: GetHyphae] * 1
    #10441814 - 06/02/09 04:47 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

As long as the seeds have fully matured, there's no reason to dry or do anything to them.  The seeds being fully mature depends mostly on the peppers themselves being mature.  You might take all the seeds, plant a few and see if you can get a crop in this year (this will depend on where you live, as its sort of late), and put the rest in a paper envelope in the fridge so you can get an earlier start next year.

Be forewarned that sometimes seeds are not true to their parent fruit (the peppers that grow might be really different from what you bought).  It's a big problem with tomato seeds, I'm not sure how it is for peppers.


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Re: Must you dry seeds before planting? [Re: Horticulture] * 1
    #10441901 - 06/02/09 05:01 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

If you don't have luck with them let me know. I've been growing habaneros for years (same pepper, different pod type genetically) and have a few different strains lying around.

I can germinate a few for you if you like they take about 20 days.


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Re: Must you dry seeds before planting? [Re: Shroominit] * 1
    #10441969 - 06/02/09 05:15 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

Yeah, they should be alright as horticulture said, as long as they are mature. There are some types of seeds you shouldn't let dry before you try to germinate them. Lemon seeds for example.


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Re: Must you dry seeds before planting? [Re: Mankey] * 1
    #10443511 - 06/02/09 08:49 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

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Re: Must you dry seeds before planting? [Re: GetHyphae] * 1
    #10445358 - 06/03/09 02:15 AM (5 years, 6 months ago)

peppers will grow dried or fresh, like said many times peppers are picked really early and will not be mature enough to grow.  really hot peppers though generally seem to be ok...the only ones i had issues with were bell and jalepeno cause they picked them so green.


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