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Q.chocolate mimosa tree, seed pods

Zone 8b | Anonymous added on June 25, 2017 | Answered

How do I collect the seeds pods on the chocolate mimosa tree? In Oregon/Washington are they an invasive plant/tree?

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Answered on June 25, 2017

After the seed pods form on the plant you can collect them when they have dried. Give them additional drying time on a paper plate before storing.
To aid in germination you should scratch the seed pod with a file or knife and soak in boiling water. Let the seed cool for 24 hours, then plant directly into a sunny area of the garden during the growing season.
Established Mimosa trees often self seed, and you can dig up the seedlings.

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