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????'s about Clivia Seed

Posted by AdaOrand z6MO (My Page) on
Wed, Feb 4, 04 at 9:30

My clivia seed has finally turned red. Is it ripe and are there several seeds inside the pod or is it just one big seed?? This is the first clivia I have ever had. I have info on how to plant and how very long my wait will be if I successfully get it to germinate, I just need to know if I have only one seed or several. Thanks.


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RE: ????'s about Clivia Seed

The seeds can actually germinate inside the pod. There are several seeds. An easy way to germinate them is to place them in moist peat in a plastic bag. Vent the bag and don't let the peat dry out. Very soon you will see a radicle develop, then pot up the seeds.


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RE: ????'s about Clivia Seed

Carol, thanks. Do I let the pod dry before I plant it?? It has not yet been detached from the stalk.


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Just posted this for someone else. it might be of help to you too. http://www.clivianet.org/CliviaCulture.html


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