How Long Do Garden Seeds Last?


NORTHERN UTAH, by Rick Stone of Our Stoney Acres
Published on Jan 18, 2019

Please don’t throw away your seed packets after just one year!! Most seeds will remain viable for 3 to 5 years if stored correctly.

Here’s the Link to the seed starting courses:…

Here’s the article I referenced on storing seeds:…

Here’s the list of how long each type of seed will last:
1 Year:
2 Years:
Leeks, Okra, Onions, Parsley, and Sweet Corn

3 Years:
Asparagus, Beans, Carrots, Oriental Greens, Rutabagas, Swiss Chard, Pop Corn, and Peas also most Annual and perennial flower seeds

4 Years:
Beet, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Mustard, Collard, Kale, Pepper, and Tomato

5 Years:
Celery, Cucumber, Eggplant, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Muskmelon, Pumpkin, Radish, Spinach, Squash, Turnip, and Watermelon

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