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The best value is to used them for grafting stock, or trading. Adenium in general do not bloom true from seed, so you can't really say you are bidding on seeds of a particular Adenium, though if you look on Ebay, many sellers pain a different picture. You can say what the seeds parentage is, but shouldn't make claims as to how the seeds will produce.
The seeds have tufts of silk like hair on one end, When the pods burst open, they'll fly away. Something like panty hose will keep them in place. As you become more familiar with the pods, you can harvest them manually a couple of days before they burst. Each pod is different, but when it starts turning towards a shade of brown, you can remove the pod, and open it manually. Each pod contains about 32 seeds MOL.
I got 4 variegated seedlings from 80 seeds off a variegated parent ;)
6 others look to be dwarfed.
there is so much excitement when growing seeds.
My only regret/problem is that ive outgrown my 'hobby' status and need a nursery now lol!
Chris, wanna rent me a parcel?
Just out of curiosity, Malestrom, where do you have room for over 500 pots? I think I'm jealous. We do get cold weather here, even in central Phoenix. The year before last temps dropped to 28 degrees, briefly. It seems like about every 5-6 years we get a hard frost or even a freeze. I moved everything inside that I could - hoyas, plumies, some adeniums, some pachypodiums, various cacti, several of my stapelia collection, etc... For the rest I used my usual method of making a temporary 'greenhouse' (my husband callis it my ghetto greenhouse) with candles that ususally sufficed, but didn't count on wind blowing hard enough to tear plastic and blow out my candles (first time for everything, as it is said). I lost 3 large adenium obesums, a couple of brugs, several stapelias, a few dats, large pachypodium lamerii (sp.?). It was painful. My Moringa trees died back to the ground. They did grow back from the roots, however I didn't get any seeds last year. I got quite a few this year. I have a Moringa droughardii (sp.?) that I planted (about 4 years ago) to see the caudiciform type trunk and it is still trying to recover.
I keep my blooming plants and sensitive ones in the living room
I place the ones that can handle dormancy in the basement.
The rest are scattered around the house in every room on shelves in windows wherever there isnt something else lol!
Stacking pots helps a lot too. ;)