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Plant Sex: Where Do Baby Plants Come From?


Most of my friends in the landscape industry are familiar with human sex at least from summer to winter. Spring--not so much! Due to the types of sex that plants can have, Horticulturists can discriminate and be more selective in their practices with plant use. So where do baby plants come from? I confer with my wife Lori, an experienced plant breeder, for on these most difficult and sensitive subjects. Many plants have complete flowers, prototypical of what we learned about in grade school science class, but not all of them!

In the spirit of Valentine's Day, let’s get started talking about sex!




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