Cape Goosberry Seed saving

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Do you have a crop of cape gooseberries left from the last harvest?

Cape Gooseberries are perennials but can be grown as annuals. In just 3 simple steps you can save the seeds to ensure you can grow more cape gooseberries for the next growing season.

What you will need

Cape Gooseberries

Sharp knife

Piece of kitchen towel

Envelope


Method

1. Carefully slice open 1 or more cape gooseberries onto a piece of kitchen towel.

2. Scrape the seeds onto the kitchen towel using a knife.

3. Gently fold the kitchen towel over a few times and leave it to dry. Once dry, pop it into an envelope. Make sure to write the plant variety on the envelop so you know what the seeds are when it comes to sowing.