Aroids forum: Alocasia 'Poly' Flowering

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Dec 10, 2013 2:42 PM CST
I just noticed that my African Mask flowered! In the first picture does it look like these seeds would be viable once mature? I also have another flower that popped up. Can I hand pollinate it? I don't have the first clue about getting seeds from Alocasia.

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Name: Drew
Piedmont N.C. (Zone 7b)
Dec 10, 2013 3:19 PM CST
Don't know if African Mask is sterile or not… You will need one additional flower unless you have pollen in the frig or freezer.
[Last edited by homer1958 - Dec 10, 2013 3:24 PM (+)]
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