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Q.Seed Pods

Zone Fort Meade Florida | Bonnie Hanyon added on September 13, 2020 | Answered

My one desert rose has about 20 seed pods on it. I have never seen that many. What causes the plant to keep growing them one on top of another?

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Answered on September 14, 2020

This can be attributed to good health, mostly. If the plant looks sick, then it can be a last-ditch effort to reproduce before dying off. It just really depends on how the plant looks while it is exhibiting this behavior.

Here is an article to give you tips on how to provide the best care possible for the plant:


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