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Gingers: Hedychium horsfieldii set seeds

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gothqueen
Gainesville, FL

December 20, 2008
12:26 AM

Post #5909810

My H. horsfieldii has set seeds. This is an unusual epiphytic ginger, similar in growth habot to H. longicornutum, but with different blooms.

I am going to attempt to grow the seeds. It should be fun. Don't have a photo yet, will get one tomorrow. Looks pretty neat
gothqueen
Gainesville, FL

December 20, 2008
8:54 PM

Post #5912671

Here is the seed pod. It looks like an alien. The red is actually the seeds, the orange is the split-open pod

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Kalpavriksha
Sarasota, FL

December 21, 2008
8:32 PM

Post #5915765

I planted my longicornutum seeds; thought I had crossed it with H. coronarium; 2 years now; so far it's almost 2 ft tall but no flowers yet! I might need to increase the light.
Moodene
(Nadine) Devers, TX
(Zone 9b)

December 22, 2008
2:41 PM

Post #5918271

Looks yummy to eat!..lol...looks cool...

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