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[APD] Re:Ottelia alismoides seed
I havn't had O. alismoides myself, but Muhlberg (complete Guide to
Water Plants) says, "The fruit is ripe after approximately 14 days
and---like all water berries---quickly disintegrates. To avoid
losing the seeds the fruit should be cut off in good time and stored
in a small vessel or tied up in a cloth bag. germination results are
very uncertain regardless of whether the seeds are stored dry or
moist. A reliable procedure is not yet available".
Kasselmann just says that "breeding in a separate container is not
difficult and very productive , but also time-consuming".
Paul Krombholz in sunny central Mississippi
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