fertile tetraploid tazetta pollen

November 24, 2014

Categories: Autumn Blooming Daffodils, Breeding, Daffodil Enthusiasts, Daffodil Types, Fertility, General, Hybridizer, Hybridizing, Pollination, Science

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If any breeders out there want to make some fertile tazetta hybrids with regular daffodils, these should be ideal. Right now I have collected an excess of pollen from several clones of (Autumn Colors x my hexaploid conversion of “Chinese Sacred Lily”). They have all the superior scent of the Chinese paren. Pollen can be frozen until you need to use it. You need to have a climate where temperatures are up around high 60’s or better yet above 70 degrees F. on the day you pollinate for this type of pollen to work. Please email me ASAP, and yes I am willing to send overseas. Contact

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One Response to fertile tetraploid tazetta pollen

  1. Lawrence Trevanion, Australia
    Lawrence Trevanion, Australia
    November 25, 2014 at 10:48 pm

    Hi Bill,

    I’m so envious! But I do have your seeds coming along nicely. Right now they are coping with the high temperatures here better than anything else.