Shelf Life of Flower Seeds

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by wilderness1989, Jul 26, 2006.

  1. wilderness1989

    wilderness1989 Well-Known Member

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    I've Googled trying to find the shelf life of flower seeds to no avail. Does anyone know where I can find information. I have a chance to buy some seeds that are a couple of years old and do not want to buy duds. :help:
     
  2. Buckrun

    Buckrun Well-Known Member

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    If someone has seed that are a couple years old and haven't used them. They should give them to some one that will plant them.
    Steve
     

  3. WisJim

    WisJim Well-Known Member Supporter

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    It depends a lot on how they were stored. I wouldn't buy "old" seeds, but wouldn't hesitate to use "old" seeds that I have stored under the proper conditions.
     
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    wilderness1989 Well-Known Member

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    The question is I'm trying to find the shelf life of flower seeds to no avail. Does anyone know where I can find information. :help:
     
  5. zealot

    zealot Soli Deo Gloria

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    It depends on what families the plants belong to, and whether they are perennial or annual.