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By Polyear

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My cup and saucer vine has developed several fruits. Are they edible ? Can I keep them for planting seed next year ? Sue

On plant Cobaea



They are seedpods - if you're lucky enough to get good weather, you might be able to harvest a ripe pod, which should be put in a paper bag where it will split open and you can then harvest the seeds ready to sow next spring.

If they don't ripen on the vine, it's unlikely that the seeds will be viable.

24 Aug, 2011


Edible NO

24 Aug, 2011


Thanks, MG - I forgot that bit!

25 Aug, 2011

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