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From: Donna Maroni <dmaroni at EMAIL.UNC.EDU>
Subject: A. sikokianum seed head was Re: About Arisaema sikokianum
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You said,
> On the other hand, since you cut the seed heads off anyway, hy do you
> care if the plants make seeds as long as they're healthy and have
> pretty flowers. After a while those poor mothers deserve a rest.

Well, I don't take the seed heads off early on-only after they've begun
to ripen.  But, I've sent enough seed to exchanges that I suppose you are
right--I really don't need to let the seeds develop.

And that Wong/Yinger person said:

> Cutting the stems off female plants in late spring will ususally send
> them back to male purgatory the next year.

I guess I can try this next year--that is, if any of mine set seed after
having heard themselves talked about so much!


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