Haemanthus seed harvest

Michael Homick michaelhomick@gmail.com
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 10:24:02 PDT
> <http://lists.pacificbulbsociety.net/cgi-bin/…>I have
> started to harvest some Haemanthus seed. I had Haemanthus carneus,
> Haemanthus montanus and  Haemanthus humilis subsp. humilis ‘Giant form'. I
> crossed the 'Giant form on the montanus  and carneus as well as the reverse
> crosses. I also had two extra  Haemanthus humilis subsp. humilis ‘Giant’
> flowers that I selfed. I have an image of the seed posted at this link:
> http://gpbotanicals.com/wp/wp-content/…

I removed pollen from the 'Giant form and the montanus prior to flowering
but the carneus anthers were very small and deeply embedded in with the
pistils of the flowers to adequately and safely remove.
All the best Michael
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