Re: pollen

Oliver T Massey CFS (
Tue, 11 Oct 1994 09:23:18 -0400

> Hello all,
> I am just trying to find a way to store Nepenthes pollen over longer
> periods of time. Any pollen is welcome for experimenting.
> Also I will shortly have a female N. fusca flowering and would like to
> create some nice hybrids.
> Any pollen available?
> Currently I have pollen of N. tobaica, N. maxima Sulawesi, N. alata x
> maxima, N. x Mixta and shortly N. spectabilis which wait for being sent to
> any female Nepenthes...
> All the best
> Andreas

Andreas: That's a good question, how do you store Nepenthes pollen now? I
have had fairly good results simply refrigerating Sarracenia pollen, does this
work for Nepenthes?

Tom in Fl, USA