Saturday, March 01, 2008

clivia seed

Looks like it could not wait to sprout. This is Clivia "Sahin's Yellow". The seed is sprouting on the plant. The blossom was last year. I got these out of "dry dormant" storage last week, and noted this plant is responding as it is supposed to respond by sending up a flower shoot. The others did not, so unclear if that is coincidence or they are not mature yet.

Click on photo for close-upo. The largest fruit definitely has a root emerging.

These seeds will need to be planted. Here is one method (from a clip on

More detailed instructions for sprouting Clivia seeds can be found here.

For prior Clivia posts, click on clivia label below.

Sort of related, here's a link with lots of cool Clivia photos (courtesy Clivia forum on GardenWeb).

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