Are you interested in learning more about propagating gesneriads or growing them from seed? Have you just become interested in gesneriads and want to know more about tubers and rhizomes? Or do you want to know where you can buy more gesneriads for your collection? Then you’ve come to the right place.
On this page, there are links to articles describing the various methods used to propagate gesneriads, how gesneriads are classified, and gesneriad vendors. But there is more. We have assembled a number of links to web sites that have invaluable information about gesneriads, including a listing of publications of interest to gesneriad growers. We also have a list of various public gardens that display gesneriads, with links to their websites.
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Gesneriad are divided into three classifications. The classes are based on underground structures. This is the same format used in gesneriad flower shows. The root stucture also has an effect on culture.
Gesneriads are among the easiest plants to propagate. This is one reason for their immense popularity. From even the smallest cutting, it is possible to grow another plant. Gesneriads are easily shared between growers.
Producing seed with gesneriads isn’t difficult. At the most basic level, it simply involves transferring pollen from the anthers to the stigma. This article deals with self-pollinating a hybrid or species, to produce seed of its self.