Posted by Newt on May 13, 2002 at 14:37:31:
In Reply to: Re: Collecting Seed posted by Susan on May 13, 2002 at 11:36:05:
: : After they bloom they will get a little pod. When it turns brown and dries, you should be able to easily collect the seed.
: : Newt
: Thank you for your response. I see the the pods form on the vine after the bloom falls off and I am waiting for them to turn brown.
: If I don't wait and pick them early, will the seeds not be fully developed?
You are exactly right. If you pick the seeds too early, they will be immature and might not sprout. You will see the pod start to open when they are ready.