Tulip Seeds - Knowledgebase Question

York Beach, ME
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Question by Judir517
March 9, 2000
A student of mine pointed out that tulips have clear stamens and stigmals, but we all agreed that we had never seen tulip seeds. Is there such a thing? If not what purpose do the stamens and stigmas serve?

Answer from NGA
March 9, 2000
Tulips will set seed if you fail to remove the spent blooms.

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