African violet seed pod?
silkeyed at aol.comma
Fri Aug 11 19:47:13 EST 2000
>WHen you propagate from a leaf cutting, you get a new plant identical to the
>one the leaf came from (a clone). When you propagate from seed, you get new
>varieties, i.e. new genetic combinations. African violets are popular plants
>and I expect that thousands of people breed them as a hobby. You can
>find web sites of African violet societies with instructions on propagating
>from seed. Try it, you'll likely have fun and you may like some of the
>resulting plants better than their parent. You may also like the idea of
>having something unique, unlike the mass produced cloned varieties.
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