Cyclamen hederifolium seed ?

Jane McGary
Sat, 28 May 2005 09:20:16 PDT
Julie asked,

>The seed pods on every one of my cyclamen hederifolium outside in pots are
>gone.  The entire seed pod and there were a lot of them.  :(  The pods on
>the large tubers in the ground are still there and they are right next to
>the pots.
>The seed pods don't look very close to being ripe.  Any suggestions on how
>to keep the rest of them from disappearing?

Cover the plant with a plastic mesh pot, mesh berry basket, strainer, or 
some other object that will keep birds and rodents away while still 
allowing air circulation to the ripening capsules.

Jane McGary
Northwestern Oregon, USA

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