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Q.I Have A Dinner Plate Dahlia It Is Bloom. Is There A Way To Extract Seeds From Flowers?

Zone Warren, Michigan | John S Clark added on August 25, 2021 | Answered

Answer was deleted in error by this dummy. Please give answer again. My dinner plate dahlia is in bloom at this time. Please help. Dahlias are very expensive and I am retired on SSI.

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Answered on August 25, 2021

Sure, here are the two previous answers:

It is possible to obtain seeds from the flowers, but dividing the tubers is a much better way to duplicate your plant. Here are some articles that will help:



First, the flower must be pollinated. Then the flower withers up, leaving a swollen ovary. Once the seeds inside are ripe enough to be planted, the seed pod will crack or start opening. Seeds can be collected at this time.

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