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Is there a specific time for collecting pollen?

This is a discussion on Is there a specific time for collecting pollen? within the Breeding & Hybridization forums, part of the Orchid Propagation category; I mean, is it better if it's collected when the bloom just opens, or do ...

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    Default Is there a specific time for collecting pollen?

    I mean, is it better if it's collected when the bloom just opens, or do you have to wait for the bloom to be opened for a couple of days before extracting pollen? Or it really doesn't matter?


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    Hi Veronica,

    I asked the same question a week or two back - you might find the latter part of this thread helpful:


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