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I am trying to get seeds from a certain orchid (Lady slipper) I have. Are they self fertile? What would be the best way to pollinate them?
The genus is Cypripedium
Yes, most Cypripedium are self-fertile, but pollination is tricky and requires special equipment. Germinating and growing is also a long and slow process. Probably starting new plants from divisions or buying new ones would be more satisfactory.
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