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By Easyman

south, Malta Mt

how can I cross-pollinate busy lizzies manually?



just imagine your que tip is a bee or watch a bee and just wipe the pollen from one to the other.its quite easy once you realise wear the male and female part of the pollen is but like i say just watch a bumble bee if your not sure or ask on google.

14 Apr, 2010


I have never done this with Busy Lizzies but for crocus or primulas I use a small paintbrush (artist type rather than house) and take pollen from one flower and smear it in the next. It's not difficult, really.

14 Apr, 2010


same thing i guess bulbaholic .perhaps the paintbrush is better . im not sure which one is more like a bee lol.

14 Apr, 2010


thank you very much

17 Apr, 2010


your welcome

17 Apr, 2010

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