Heliamphoras from seeds

Andreas Wistuba (A.Wistuba@DKFZ-Heidelberg.DE)
Tue, 1 Feb 1994 17:16:05 GMT+1

> On a different note, I believe I have successfully pollinated an H.
minor. Can
> anyone tell me how long it will take the seed to mature? Similar to
> Sarracenia? Assuming it gets that far, anyone have tips on seed
> For examp. do they need a cold spell like Sarracenias or

Heliamphora does not need a stratification.
The seeds should be ripe in 4-5 months. Little Heliamphoras are
extremely slow growers. I tried both:
Sowing in vitro and on peat. In vitro seedlings grow much faster and
you do not normally have big losses. When sowing onto peat you have
to be aware that many seedlings will possibly not survive the first