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Q.How do I save the dry seeds for a Lunaria (Money Plant) until next spring?

Zone 02053-1443 | Anonymous added on September 11, 2019 | Answered

Winter in MA can be very SNOWY. I have them laying on a paper plate for now. Thank you

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Answered on September 11, 2019

Separate the seeds from the pod if not done already. When the seeds seem dry, 2-3 weeks, put them in a glass jar and keep them in a cool, dry place. Another drying method is to hang the flower spikes upside down for 2-3 weeks and then separate the seed. Lunaria self-sows in Michigan so the seed is hardy. When saving the seed indoors, sow outdoors in late spring and cover with a thin layer of light soil.

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