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Q.I have a Tallow Berry tree in my yard. I would like to harvest the berries to use in flower arrangements.

Zone 94550 | CindyVernon added on September 2, 2019 | Answered

What time of year should I harvest the berries and how do I dry them?

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Answered on September 4, 2019

The berries come from a seed pod that will burst when ready. This can be anywhere, usually, in December and November.

This article will give you information on the tree: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tallow/chinese-tallow-tree-info.htm

Dehydrating should be done in a dehydrator or drying rack until dry.

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