Re: Monstera fruits - when ripe?
- Subject: Re: Monstera fruits - when ripe?
- From: Michael Pascall <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 21:32:53 +1000
Just because it has fruit , does not mean it has been pollinated . |
Out of 100 fruits eaten . maybe only 5 will have seeds , and then only a few .
> Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 01:58:22 -0500
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> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Monstera fruits - when ripe?
> I have no idea what the pollinator might have been. We didn't notice any
> insects on them during flowering, but an amazing variety of insects
> - and sometimes other wildlife - passes through the greenhouse in the
> It's flowering again now - I'll try to keep an eye open for potential
> On Sun, 9 Aug 2009, Tom Croat wrote:
> > Steve:
> > I am kind of amazed that you have fruited a Monstera. What pollinated
> > it? The fruits usually take nearly a year to develop on the big one but
> > I think that on M. oblique the development time can be only a month or
> > so.
> > Tom
> > -----Original Message-----
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> > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Steve Marak
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 11:11 PM
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> > Subject: [Aroid-l] Monstera fruits - when ripe?
> > 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.
> -- Steve Marak
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