What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.cutting seed pods off oriental poppies

Anonymous added on July 15, 2015 | Answered

Do I need to cut the seed pods off my oriental poppies?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on July 16, 2015

You don't have to unless you are wanting to harvest and save the seeds, though for appearance sake it wouldn't hurt to do so. Once the blooms have faded and the seed pods have browned, you can simply cut the entire stem back to the ground. If you want to keep the seeds, this article will help with storing them: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/fgen/harvesting-garden-seeds.htm

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert