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By quartzite
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Joined:  Wed May 23, 2018 5:10 am
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Good Morning Everybody...these are my older VFTs...the one the left and background of the pics (with multiple flower stalks) is the pinnacle...interestingly the pinnacle is only 1 plant...the B-52 to the right and foreground is my B-52...that plant is actually 2 separate B-52 plants...the large flower stalk was produced by the smaller VFT and larger has produced only smaller plant stalks...both of the B-52s were planted close to each other and I am wondering (if its even possible) if they fused together to form 1 plant...btw, the pots are 6 in net pots...
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By quartzite
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hi melle...i hope i do get some seeds too...we'll see how it goes along...
By quartzite
Posts:  15
Joined:  Wed May 23, 2018 5:10 am
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EliWhitney3140 wrote:those are healthy looking traps, how old are they?
hi EliWhitney3140,

they are almost a year old...here's a pic i took of them right after i bought them...i bought them both in 07/2017...the plant on the left is the pinnacle and the B-52 on right...
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By tommyr
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Your plants look GREAT! Kudos!
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By quartzite
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Joined:  Wed May 23, 2018 5:10 am
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Melle wrote:Seems you got a bunch of seeds very soon!
Hi Melle,

this past sunday, i harvested the seeds...i have over 100 seeds that I collected from the pinnacle and the B-52...some of those flowers i cross pollinated the pinnacle and the B-52...i'll be planting the on sunday or monday of next week...i hope they grow...i might save some of the remaining seeds...i plan to store them in black 35mm film containers with a cobalt chloride free hydrated silica packet inside...
By schmeg
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#318448
Ah, the versatility of plastic film containers. Something the young kids won't know...

Congratulations on the harvest. Did you keep track of which seeds came from the cross-pollinated flowers?
By quartzite
Posts:  15
Joined:  Wed May 23, 2018 5:10 am
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schmeg wrote:Ah, the versatility of plastic film containers. Something the young kids won't know...

Congratulations on the harvest. Did you keep track of which seeds came from the cross-pollinated flowers?
Hi Schmeg...thank you...i hope they'll grow...i know you're going to pull my ear but i didn't keep track of the seeds...i had a ton of flower stalks from the pinnacle VFT and that one had the most seeds...the B-52 really didn't make that much seed despite it being a stronger plant... :? ...maybe next year...i bought the empty plastic film containers from Amazon...I have used them in the past to store 420 and spice seeds...so i assume they're good for VFT seeds too...i guess that's the down side of cel and digital cams...

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