A. candidissimum pollination

P.Bruggeman pbruggeman at WISH.NET
Mon Jun 25 23:19:59 CEST 2001


Just a small tip, collect the pollen of male plants in a small cup like the
little containers of a photographic film and add some water. Mix the pollen
and the water well and then simply pour the mixture in the tube of a female
plant!. It works like a charm and I always have very good pollination rates,
the water runs out but the pollen sticks to the stigma's!.


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Aroids) [mailto:ARISAEMA-L at NIC.SURFNET.NL]Namens Mellard, David
Verzonden: maandag 25 juni 2001 13:51
Onderwerp: Re: A. candidissimum pollination

Jim was right, the green candidissimum has pollen sacs and stigmas and if
the timing and my aim was right, the brush successfully transfered pollen.
This spurred a flurry of activity and investigation at other flowering
Arisaema and pollen from one male fargesii was transferred to three female
fargesii (using a new brush, of course.)  I'm afraid I had to be
ruff(sic)with the fargesii flower;  it was not pretty.


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