Can You Germinate Seeds from a Frozen Pepper?

If you have frozen peppers, can you cut out the seeds and get them to germinate? Can you grow a full pepper plant from a once frozen seed?

Every summer I have more produce, particularly hot peppers than I can immediately use. Last year, I threw some of these peppers straight into the freezer. Now I have loads of frozen peppers, and I wanted to know are the seeds in a frozen pepper still viable? Will the frozen pepper seeds actually germinate?

I set up an experiments to determine whether frozen pepper seeds would germinate, you can watch the whole thing here:



Spoiler alert: Yes, you can still germinate seeds cut straight out of a frozen pepper.

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