ripening Amaryllis belladonna seeds

Michael Mace
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:59:32 PDT
Kathleen wrote:

>> my Amaryllis belladonna bulbs are setting seed this fall. Can anyone tell
me how long to leave the pods on the stems? Is there a color change to watch
for, green to brown or red or? 

The pods will turn brown and papery and will start to split open when they
are ripe. That's when to grab the seeds.

As others have noted, you need to plant them immediately.

Good luck!

San Jose, CA

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