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Author Topic: Asteranthera ovata outdoors  (Read 12915 times)

Lesley Cox

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Re: Asteranthera ovata outdoors
« Reply #45 on: August 20, 2013, 07:38:01 AM »
Graham, the seed pods at maturity are about 1cm across. They don't seem to "ripen" fully, not browning or drying but I have removed them when they soften somewhat. The very small black seeds are in a sort of jelly-like substance and are the very devil to clean and dry. The pods before collection are darkish green, striated with black and on very stiff, coiled stems. Not coiled like a cyclamen but just a single coil. When you feel or see this stem you know you have a good pod.
Lesley Cox - near Dunedin, lower east coast, South Island of New Zealand - Zone 9

Graham Catlow

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Re: Asteranthera ovata outdoors
« Reply #46 on: August 20, 2013, 09:02:06 PM »
Thanks Lesley, I will have a good look in a few weeks time to see if anything is developing.

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