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18/06/2014 at 10:21

hello, because we've had such a warm early summer, all my plants have flowered and are now setting seeds. I've cut down some stalks of my lupins and was wondering whether I could save the seed heads for next year ?

if so, how do I dry them because the pods are all furry at the moment.

thanks, shaz

18/06/2014 at 10:40

Leave just one head on the plant until the pods are brown and dry. Then save and sow next spring for the following years flowering,

18/06/2014 at 14:14

This is really helpful, I bought a half dead reduced price lupin at the garden centre earlier in the year and its flowered beautifully so I was hoping to get more from it for next year and wasn't sure what to do. Now I know!

18/06/2014 at 19:08

Ooppps, I took 2 x off it yesterday but there's one still in flower.

can I dry the ones I chopped ???

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