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Daylilies: What does POD FERTILE mean?

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Spring City, TN

June 24, 2012
5:06 PM

Post #9179034

Saw this phrase on the Marietta Daylily website under good "breeders." Does it mean seeds breed true?
Melvindale, MI
(Zone 5a)

June 24, 2012
5:17 PM

Post #9179049

It means that the plant will set a pod when the flower is fertilized. In the pod seeds will form. A lot of plants are not pod fertile so it is good for hybridizers that a plant is pod fertile.
Spring City, TN

June 24, 2012
5:31 PM

Post #9179072

Melvindale, MI
(Zone 5a)

June 24, 2012
5:39 PM

Post #9179089

You are welcome!!!


Nilwood, IL
(Zone 5b)

June 25, 2012
5:59 AM

Post #9179632

Each seed that grows is a completely new plant. BEV

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