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Monstera deliciosa pollinators

  • Subject: Monstera deliciosa pollinators
  • From: Michael Pascall <mickpascall@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 22:10:06 +1000

Maybe it is just the pollinators missing that give us the seed free fruit of this tasty Aroid .
I noticed beetles swarming over flowers on a Monstera one year , and when I tried to eat the fruits the next year , they were full of seed .. Usually you are lucky to get only 1 or 2 seeds , but maybe in habitat there are many natural pollinators and the fruits contain hundreds of seeds .

Michael Pascall,

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