Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Time to harvest Jesse's fruits

We've come full circle on the life cycle of our second Titan Arum to bloom at the Ohio State University Biological Sciences greenhouses. Jesse bloomed May 25, 2012. We pollinated with pollen from two different titan arums, and it worked beautifully well. The fruits are ripening, and the uppermost ones are ready for harvesting.

I documented the growth of the inflorescence and the bloom with this time-lapse video:

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