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Re: Monstera fruits - when ripe?

  • Subject: Re: Monstera fruits - when ripe?
  • From: Don Martinson <LLmen@wi.rr.com>
  • Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2009 20:44:30 -0500


Go to the following site:


Then scroll down to the following listing:

Mystery Fruit Revealed!
June 1, 2008

A good description and photos to boot!

Don Martinson
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

On 8/4/09 11:11 PM, "Steve Marak" <samarak@gizmoworks.com> wrote:

> Aroiders,
> I thought this topic had been discussed before on Aroid-L, but I can't
> find it - how long does it take Monstera fruits to ripen, and how does one
> tell they are ripe?
> Last year about this time, a Monstera cutting in the greenhouse (which
> had, of course, gone through into the ground) began flowering. Two fruits
> formed. I thought I remembered from that previous discussion that I can't
> find that it takes quite some time for them to ripen, so I wasn't
> concerned until I saw it flowering again the other day and realized it's a
> year later.
> Last year's fruits are indeed a bit softer, but in the way that wood is
> softer than rock, not in a way that makes me think they're edible.
> Thanks,
> Steve
> -- Steve Marak
> -- samarak@gizmoworks.com
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