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abutilon megapotamicum

Posted by maemae0312 7 TN (mcody0312@comcast.net) on
Sat, Jul 14, 07 at 14:44

Could any one please tell me the best and easiest way to collect seed from this plant? I read that I need to let them stay on the plant to dry but the flower falls off before then I have brought some in the house to dry, but I just dont seem to be having much luck. Any help would be apprecitiated. I have also taken clippings of this plant to propagate, not much luck there either.

Thanks,
Mary


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RE: abutilon megapotamicum

  • Posted by remy 6WNY (My Page) on
    Sat, Jul 14, 07 at 22:52

Hi Mary,
The flowers are probably not getting pollinated so there is no seed to develop and the flowers just drops off. Try hand pollinating the new flowers that open. A little paint brush works great. I've used one to pollinate key lime blossoms in the winter.
Remy


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