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    Cephalotus: A Few Days From Flowering . . .

    Here is a Cephalotus flower-stalk -- one of several plants preparing to bloom, taken this afternoon. It has been a few years since I bothered to collect seed; but I am looking forward to that in couple of months . . .

    Cephalotus follicularis cv. "Hummer's Giant" -- 20 July
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    Awesome! You gonna try and grow all those seeds?
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    Quote Originally Posted by silenceisgod View Post
    Awesome! You gonna try and grow all those seeds?
    Thanks. I've grown them from seed on many occasions -- just not so recently . . .
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    Very nice. I assume cephs can self pollinate?
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    im looking forward to you collecting seed too.
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    Nice!.....I pollinated most of most of my ceph flowers and now they are forming seeds.
    Some days it just isn't worth chewing thru the restraints.

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    Yeah, Exo, you beat me to the punch, I guess. My last seed-set was in July of 2009 -- almost two months to the day after the first flowers. Since then, I have either planted the cut stalks or simply snipped them off . . .

    http://www.terraforums.com/forums/sh...ephalotus+seed
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    They took 9 months to sprout?!?!?
    Some days it just isn't worth chewing thru the restraints.

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