Mystery Seed of the Week 244

Talk about a mystery seed.


I couldn’t find a labelled photograph online to verify the identification (the seed is round and white item is a grain of rice added for scale).


Hint:  it is considered to be a landscape plant.

Do you recognize what plant this seed is from? If you choose to, please leave a comment with your ideas.

Mystery Seed answers and new Mystery Seeds are posted on Tuesdays.

Edit:  The answer is now posted.


  1. Karen

    I’m not making any guesses this week, but I wanted to say how awesome it is that this is Week #244 of Mystery Seed of the Week. Simply Awesome!

  2. Roberta

    Thanks for noticing. It can be a challenge to find new seeds, but it always seems to come together somehow.

    And, I do take suggestions 🙂

  3. I. Haage

    Maybe Camellia japonica?

  4. Roberta

    They do look similar before the Camellia fruit break open. This one has had the outer covering removed.

  5. Craig

    I have seen this before but cant recall it! Any chance of a picture with the outer covering intact?

  6. Roberta


    I added a photo with the covering visible to the answer post

    As you will see, I’m not 100% sure I have the right plant so I’d like to see what you think.

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