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Seeds from Gardenias?

Posted by lotsapots NC7a/b (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 23, 07 at 9:23

I know that the plant has to have seeds--I just can't figure out where they are!

Can someone help me and offer any advice?

Thanks!

~~Susan


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RE: Seeds from Gardenias?

Hi Susan - most are sterile and so are grown from cuttings or graftings rather than seed. But some varieties will develop a seed pod. The article linked below explains it all in detail and if you scroll down to Fig. 14 it will show you a picture of what the seed pod (if there is one) looks like.

Good luck. ;)

Dave

Here is a link that might be useful: Gardenias


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RE: Seeds from Gardenias?

Thanks, Dave--it's an old shrub, and I've no idea of the cultivar. I'll examine it for the slight possiblity of finding a seed pod, but I'll probably hurry and take some cuttings!! ~~Susan


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