Accidental cross pollination
George R. Stilwell, Jr.
GRSJr at WORLDNET.ATT.NET
Sun May 16 14:24:04 CEST 2004
>Good question! Anyone have any experience? . Does age of the spathe make
>much difference? I recall seeing that someone (somewhere) said that new
>flowers were more vulnerable to pollination than old ones. Adam Fikso in
>Glenview, IL Z5a.
I believe new inflorescences are neuter, then become male, and finally
become female (most Arisaema). So new inflorescences aren't likely
New flowers on a mature inflorescence? Never heard that would make
crosspollinization more likely. What would be the reasoning?
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