Anita Roselle
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:58:49 PDT

I planted them in the late summer, early fall, time enough for them to get
settled before winter.

I have the seed in an envelope, in a plastic bag, in the refrigerator. That
is how I have stored all of my seed.

Thanks for your interest in helping to solve my mystery.

Anita R.

On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 4:34 PM, Johannes-Ulrich Urban <> wrote:

> Hello Anita, hello All,
> My potted Arisaema are moved into my cellar in their pots in autumn. The
> compost dries out slowly during winter but protects the dormant tubers from
> dessication.
> In spring I repot, I only do so in autumn if there is a reason. This way
> there have been little losses.
> For sowing Arisaema seed right now is a perfect time. They do not need
> stratification and would have a full growing period before winter being
> summer growing. On the other hand Arisaema seed is long lived if properly
> stored.
> Another question: When did you plant your disappearing Arisaema, autumn or
> spring?
> Thank you all for your helpful reply concerning my large form of
> Frittillaria imperialis. I think it is most likely a sterile Triploid, I
> had not thought of that. I would say there is no embryo in the seed. I
> don't do anything to make it set seed, no hand pollination, the seed is
> just there. Every capsule gets very big, I always remove some to avoid
> stress for the plant.
> Bye for today
> Uli
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