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17/08/2013 at 16:55

What is the best method for keeping nastursium seeds and when to sow for next year.

17/08/2013 at 18:21

mine have to seed themselves Joseph. But you can let them dry on the plant at the end of the season then harvest and store somewhere dry. In a paper bag or envelope, not plastic. they sweat and rot.

sow in spring, when the frosts are done

17/08/2013 at 18:33

They seed themselves in my garden as well.... I have an ace recepie to pickle them and they are a bit like capers!!!

17/08/2013 at 18:39

do you do flower buds or green seeds for the caper effect stacey? I've never done that I just eat bit straight off the plant

17/08/2013 at 19:19

I just have a jar of pickling vinegar waiting in the kitchen and as the seeds develop to the size of small peas I pick them and pop them in 

17/08/2013 at 19:57

Thanks nutcutlet.I will harvest some and leave others to self seed.

18/08/2013 at 08:44

I have never tasted nustrurum flowers wonder what they tast like.

As I have many of the flwoers as thsi year I grow them in my tipys pots.

They would look good in spilling posts as well has hanging pots or baskets.

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