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By Fatdave

Essex, United Kingdom Gb

inbetween my cordyline leaves at the base of the leaves i have found loads of what apear to be seeds. i thought the seeds were in the little white fruit after flowering. Please can you advise. if you want me to take pictures of them please let me no thankyou fatdave



A photo would be good - it may be the seeds from something else which have blown into the leaf junctions.

22 Jun, 2010


Lots of debris can catch in those little corners, including the dead flowers from the spike!

22 Jun, 2010


Thanks very much for your quick replies, i have posted a couple of pictures on my site if they will help you to identify what they are. my camra isn't very good
but if you magnify the pic's you can clearly see they are seeds, there are hundreds of them in every branch. They are in a brown case and when broken open there is the little black seed.

23 Jun, 2010


They've been blown or just dropped into the leaf junctions, Fatdave - I found peanuts in one this year, lol!

23 Jun, 2010


Probably seeds. Coryline need 'spring cleaning' by removing old leaves and debris like seeds. This can be a challenge when they're several metres high. Incidentally, it's a good idea to remove the flower spike once it's over.

23 Jun, 2010

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