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Matucana sweet pea

BluebelltimeBluebelltime Posts: 196
I'm growing some matucana sweet pea this year.  If I save the seeds after flowering will they come true following year ?


  • GearóidGearóid EnglandPosts: 198
    Yes, they will. As far as I'm aware, all sweet peas come true even if grown next to other varieties. 
  • Nanny BeachNanny Beach Posts: 8,299
  • BluebelltimeBluebelltime Posts: 196
    Brilliant. thanks!
  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 13,027
    They do usually come true because they self pollenate mostly. If they become pollinated by Bees, then they will not necessarily come true.
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    for the fag ends of the aristocracy.
  • BluebelltimeBluebelltime Posts: 196
    I see. Thanks 
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 49,198
    I never keep seed from plants. I always buy fresh seed from reputable suppliers  each year to ensure quality. 
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

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