Schlumbergera truncata ‘Thor Alice’ Seeds!

I don’t know how it happened. I mean, I know how it happens, but this fruit didn’t result from any of my pollination attempts, which all failed to take. Perhaps a housefly is responsible? In any case, we were thrilled to see the fruit form and, over a few months, turn bright shocking pink. The color is lovely! And it means that the fruit is ripe. This morning, after Rich took some photos, we harvested the fruit and found 65 seeds inside. They’re drying now and will be sown in the morning.

Thor Alice, the mother plant The ripe fruit hanging onto its long-dead flower Seeds expelled from the fruit
Schlumbergera truncata with a fruit!

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