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30/07/2013 at 15:28

Hi all

I was just looking at my potted poached egg plants flowers and they all seem to be dying off a little, losing their flowers.  I would like to collect some seeds to plant and grow next year but i am unsure where the seeds are, are they the petals? Or are they the 4 small ball things that are left in the flower head once the petals have dropped? Or... Are they actually inside these 4 ball thingies? Any help would be great thanks!


30/07/2013 at 17:21

They'll set their own seed davie, youcan move them to where you want them. If the flowers are just going over they won't be there yet.

(the structure of a flower)

You can see the seed forming very clearly in the last pic. Flowers aren't always the same shape but all the bits will be there


02/08/2013 at 12:52

Thanks a lot for your help again nut, very helpful 

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