Why do plants have seeds?

Answer Plants that produce flowers or fruits also create tiny reproductive devices called seeds. Seeds contain tiny plant embryos and if germinated grow into plants.PartsThe hard outer covering that prote... Read More »

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Do Mum Plants Have Seeds?

Many chrysanthemums produce seeds, including mums people don't often recognize as mums such as Shasta daisies, feverfew and tricolor or other heirloom daisies. Fall-blooming hybrid chrysanthemums o... Read More »

Can you grow plants from seeds that have been frozen?

Frozen seeds sprout as well as seeds that have not been frozen. In some cases frozen seeds sprout even better than ordinary seeds, especially when they are saved for periods longer than one year. S... Read More »

Something looking like a pepper grows among chilli plants has seeds that look like chilli seeds but is solidly-fleshed bright red and spherical about the size of a child's marble It has no pungency?

Answered my own question with the help of the local herbarium. It's a Jerusalem cherry and it's poisonous (though clearly not to the birds who keep planting them).Very decorative; I've moved the pl... Read More »

Will toasted pumpkin seeds get rid of intestinal parasites such as roundworm Or do the seeds have to be raw?

Pumpkin seed, like most parasite treatments, need to be taken in sufficient amounts to be effective. Weiss recommends taking 200 to 400g of unpeeled pumpkin seeds and ground in a food processor or ... Read More »