Freezing Pollen for next spring.

ramblinrosez7b(JerseyShore)October 4, 2008

I started collecting my rose blooms for next years pollen. I store the pollen in plastic spice containers and put them in the freezer til spring. I did this last year and used some on crosses that produce nice big hips.

The spice containers work pretty well, they are made to keep spices dry so they keep the pollen dry also.

Is anyone else doing this?

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I put together some pics and directions on how to collect the pollen. I hope this helps.

Can everyone read the directions on the pictures?

    Bookmark   October 6, 2008 at 7:27PM
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Thank you. Really nice directions and I had no problrm to read.

    Bookmark   October 11, 2008 at 8:46PM
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Thanks for showing this. Time to start collecting for next year!!

    Bookmark   October 15, 2008 at 12:38PM
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carla17(Z7 NC)

Ramblin, can you tell me where to research to find out how to do the whole deal? Your instructions and pics are super.
I have not tried cuttings whole heartedely but am more interesting in pollenating.


    Bookmark   October 17, 2008 at 5:10PM
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Thank you olga and gladzoe.
Hi carla, below is a web site for you. It is very easy to follow. Just click on the links to the left.


Here is a link that might be useful: Rose Hybridizing

    Bookmark   October 18, 2008 at 8:52PM
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Great pictures..thank you.

    Bookmark   October 26, 2008 at 9:29AM
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Thanks! I guess I know what I will be doing next weekend! :)

    Bookmark   October 26, 2008 at 7:05PM
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