Seed pod of the cyclamen plant with seeds inside.More Flowers

By September 1, 2017Articles

Seed pod of the cyclamen plant with seeds inside.More Flowers

By September 1, 2017Articles

Seed pod of the cyclamen plant with seeds inside.More Flowers

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer There are over twenty species of cyclamen plants grown for their flowers, decorative foliage and low light requirements. Often sold by florists as flowering houseplants, cyclamen can also be grown outdoors as perennials in many climates. While cyclamen are tuberous plants and usually propagated by dividing, Mother Nature provides all plants with natural propagation methods. If you’ve ever wondered “do cyclamen plants produce seed,” continue reading to learn about the interesting nature of cyclamen plant seeds. Cyclamen Seed Info As houseplants, cyclamen are either deadheaded too frequently to produce seed or they just don’t survive long enough. By not deadheading all the cyclamen blooms on florist cyclamen, you can allow viable seed to grow for propagation of new plants. After blooms fade, the flower stems will elongate and curl, spiral or arch down toward the soil. Some describe these curled stems as looking like snakes.

Seed pod of the cyclamen plant with seeds inside.More Flowers

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer There are over twenty species of cyclamen plants grown for their flowers, decorative foliage and low light requirements. Often sold by florists as flowering houseplants, cyclamen can also be grown outdoors as perennials in many climates. While cyclamen are tuberous plants and usually propagated by dividing, Mother Nature provides all plants with natural propagation methods. If you’ve ever wondered “do cyclamen plants produce seed,” continue reading to learn about the interesting nature of cyclamen plant seeds. Cyclamen Seed Info As houseplants, cyclamen are either deadheaded too frequently to produce seed or they just don’t survive long enough. By not deadheading all the cyclamen blooms on florist cyclamen, you can allow viable seed to grow for propagation of new plants. After blooms fade, the flower stems will elongate and curl, spiral or arch down toward the soil. Some describe these curled stems as looking like snakes.

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