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How do I save rape mustard seed?
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I planted some rape mustard seeds that I bought at an Asian Market and the greens have been delicious!  They now have yellow flowers and I'm thinking they are about to go to seed so I'd love to save some for next year.

This will be easy & productive! Search *rape mustard seed* on Google Images to see what you will be saving - scroll down to see the seed-pod on a seed-saver's palm. Once the pods begin to dry you can put cut branches in a paper bag - dry pods will scroll open & fling the seed. Or, you can just be vigilant! Save seed in paper in a cool, dark place. Seed will mold from internal moisture in a closed glass/plastic jar.
Thank you! I've saved malabar seed before but wasn't sure if maybe the mustard seeds were inside the flowers that are growing now. I'll watch for pods!

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