Arum pictum Set Seeds

Tony Avent Tony@plantdelights.com
Tue, 07 May 2019 08:45:13 PDT
Hi Judy;

Since true Arum pictum flowers in September, anything with seed now is probably mis-identified, probably just A. italicum.

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From: pbs <pbs-bounces@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net> On Behalf Of Judy Glattstein
Sent: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 11:37 AM
To: pbs@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net
Subject: [pbs] Arum pictum Set Seeds

According to the information scribbled on the label I acquired my Arum
pictum from Telos in September 2005. It lives in a pot plunged in a sand
bed / bench in the greenhouse. It has flowered but I thought it was not
self-fertile. Lo and behold, this year it set seed. Today when I
inadvertently brushed against the seed head some separated and fell off.

I took all of them off. Rubbed orange-red pulp off, then rolled back and
forth on paper towels to clean the last residue away. Sowed all the seed
in a plastic cherry tomato container - has a perforated hinged lid,
perforated container. Spray watered, closed lid. Set under bench.

Any comments, suggestions, recommendations?

Judy in New Jersey where lilies from Costco are emerging irregularly -
Casa Blanca well up, Stargazer much slower about it
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