Gladioli Have Pods Where the Flower Was

wclarksons added on August 20, 2015 | Answered

Gladiola have flowered and where the flower has died, I have a green pod (quite large) appearing. What is this and what can I do with it?

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Answered on August 23, 2015

These are the seed pods of the Gladiola.
They can be collected after they have dried and turned brown.
Cut open the pod and shade the seeds into a paper towel, fold the seeds into the towel and place in a sealed plastic bag.
Store in a cool area, 40 degrees F. until February.
Here is a link with more information.

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