Cyclamen Plants
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cyclamen plant

Zone 33140 | [email protected] added on March 9, 2016 | Answered

#1 What is a tuber? #2 The plant grows these balls on the end of a stem after the flower drops. Are they seeds, and if not, what are they? Should I cut these balls off or what should I do with them?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 11, 2016

A Tuber is the underground part of the stem that bears the buds that will become new plants. It stores nutrients for the plant.

Yes, your Cyclamen can produce a seed pods after or near when it is done blooming.
These seed pods can be used to grow new plants or just removed and discarded.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/cyclamen/cyclamen-care.htm

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