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    ventricosa flowers

    my ventricosa has a huge flowering stem on it and its just starting to open the bottom flowers. i was wondering what to do with it. how can i and how long should i store the pollen?

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    When the flowers open, tap the spike over aluminum foil so that ripe pollen can be collected. Fold the aluminum and keep in the refrigerator. I believe it will keep for some time (6months?) but the sooner used the better results. Congradulations on the flower!

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    so all the little flowers on the spike are dead and i think it looks stupid and ugly now just hanging there all dead and weird looking. the stem isnt dead but the flowers are... can i cut it off?

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    yeah you can chop the flower spike
    it wont harm it. i chop em after the spike sags a bit XD

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    I keep collecting pollen if it's still producing. They like to make pollen even on their way out...

    If it is dead all the way, you should cut it off.

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