Re: Pathogens

Steve Clancy (
Wed, 29 Jun 94 15:18:43 -0700

> My sundews are flowering (they've finally adapted to the new
> terrarium) and I was wondering how to collect the seeds and how long
> the seeds need to be stratified before germination. The species are
> D. capensis, D. capillaris, and D. rotundifolia. All of which
> self-pollinate (right?)
> Thanks. JMS
I have raised D. capensis and D. bumanni. With both, I wait until the
particular seed pod has matured and dryed and then I clip it off
(carefully!) and open it over white paper to collect the seed. D.
capensis in particular produces very prodigious amounts of seed and can
become quite weedy!

Steve Clancy, Science Library, University of California, Irvine, U.S.A.
"Want to keep teeth? Want I should bop you with this here lollypop?"
-- Herbie Popnecker =8-Q