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have just collected some lupin pods,taken seeds out which are a bit small,placed in a draw in shed in kitchen towel,have i picked to soon,they were picked on 9/7/2010.when is best time to sow them please as have had some many different views on this.,also would like to get in touch with anyone that does seed sharing free,thank what a great site.



What I normally do is pick the lupin pods when they feel full. (after the plant has finished flowering). I then wrap them in kitchen roll or place them in a paper bag, then put them somewhere warm and dry i.e an airing cupboard. Then when the pods are dry and brittle to the touch they will open quite easily and the seeds will be there. Then keep the seeds in a closed paper bag until they are ready to be planted in the spring. I always plant them in small pots to start them off never directly into the ground.

24 Jul, 2010


welcome to GOY and I agree with Rosie

24 Jul, 2010

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