Friends with Seeds are Friends Indeed
I love plants. People who also love plants? Turns out, they’re pretty good, too.
When one of my fellow International Aroid Society members* had an Anthurium pallidiflorum bloom and produce seeds, he offered them to the rest of the group. Of course I asked for some. And a few days later, they arrived.
Like my Alocasia odora, Anthurium seeds are only viable for a short time, so I washed them and put them into damp sphagnum moss immediately. Here’s what they look like today.
I suppose it shouldn’t be surprising that people who make a hobby of nurturing plants would turn out to be generous with each other. But after a career dealing with people who get on the internet and become lunatics, I’m always so pleased to find signs of intelligent life on the web … and in my mailbox.
* Thanks, Albert!