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  Re: Pollinating Amorphophallus konjac
From: "Julius Boos" ju-bo at email.msn.com> on 2000.03.01 at 04:18:14(4126)
Dear Don,
A few quick tips--
Pollen is 'good' as soon as it is shed, use a paint brush (fine squirrel
hair will work) moistened in clean water to pollenate with, a dry one to
'sweep' it from the spathe to a glassene envelope, and it will 'keep' in the
fridge for several days. Pollenate the female portion (cut away or cut
'windows' in the spathe to get at it)
as the spathe begins to open, wrap the spathe in a layer of saran wrap with
a bit of wet cotton wool in it for a day to keep humidity high, then take it
Good luck!!
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