I have never seen it on this or any other corn plant. They are indoor
plants here in Seattle. The flowers are very fragrant after dark. I
just raised the humidity in the house and all the corn plants are blooming.
Will this produce fertile seeds?
Its not a "corn plant", you nimrod, nor is it at all unusual.
Its the widely grown Dracaena fragrans 'Massageana'.
It normally blooms this time of year but you probably never noticed it
It easily blooms when mature but many growers remove the flower stems
because they take strength away from the plant.
It will not set fruit (yet alone produce fertile seed) because you need a
pollinator and the flowers are not self-fertile.
Mine is quite fragrant - sort like a paperwhite's scent. I remember looking
around trying to find the source of the fragrance and being astounded to
find a bloom.
On 12/16/03 9:36 AM, in article
SLEDb.36940$ email@example.com, "Cereoid-UR12-"
On 12/17/03 6:53 AM, in article firstname.lastname@example.org, "the moke
Mine took about 7 years to bloom but has bloomed regularly, once or twice a
year, since. I noticed the leaves seemed to have some "sap" (my reaction was
"what is that goop!") while the blooms were opening, but it cleaned right
Uh, doesn't the fact that he put corn plant in quotes in the header
suggest he knew that?
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