Pollinating Gardenia

erictMarch 28, 2009

Yes, I'm crazy. Is there a way?

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birdsnblooms

Bees... Toni

    Bookmark   March 29, 2009 at 3:43PM
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erict

You can see the brassavola in the first pic.

    Bookmark   March 30, 2009 at 5:28AM
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puglvr1(9b central FL)

BEAUTIFUL!! Your gardenia loves you...

As for pollinating, I've never done gardenias before, but I know someone on the Tropical Fruits forum that hand pollinates his lychee trees with excellent success. He uses the (10/0 sable/natural fiber brush) not synthetic, suppose to be able to get it at a craft store?

I tried hand pollinating my Pineapple Guava a couple of years ago(I may have used the wrong type brush)...but it didn't work!

Good luck! Let us know if you try it...

    Bookmark   March 30, 2009 at 1:12PM
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tnangela

I use a q-tip.

    Bookmark   May 2, 2009 at 6:47PM
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