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Old July 17, 2017   #16
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Originally Posted by Kazedwards View Post
I looked at the photos again and I looks like it's the flower anthers. At least that's my guess.

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Old November 8, 2017   #17
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Originally Posted by Nematode View Post
No those are bulbils, clones of the parent, and they can be used to grow clones of the parent. Takes 2-3 years to get full size on them.
In order to get TGS, bulbils must be carefully levered off, and the flowers might then pollinate and create true seed.
That's the nutshell, more detailed info eslewhere on t'ville and the web.
I get bulbils to grow full size cloved bulbs in 16 months

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