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[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote I had the opportunity to experiment with some cacti fruit and I wanted to see if I could sprout seedlings. To my surprise it worked and this is how I did it. ▼▼▼More info bellow!▼▼▼ There are 3 cacti in the garden that were in bloom at the same time. The bloom display was wonderful and attracted some bees. Soon after I discovered the formation of some fruit. In a few weeks the fruit got ripe and started to split open, revealing an abundance of black seeds, protected by the pulp. I collected the fruit and removed the seeds with the help of water, as the pulp is really sticky. I let the seeds dry for a day and planted them in a seed tray with a dome on top to keep in the humidity. In just 2 days I had the firsts seedlings! I removed the dome and kept watering them regularly. Two weeks after they already have some spines and are starting to look like cacti. It will take a while until they mature and I don;t know what I will do with them, but it was fun to see them sprout and grow from seeds! ————————————————————————————– ✿ Want to send me something? Here’s my address! Orchid Nature P.O. BOX 29002, CY-1620, Nicosia, Cyprus ————————————————————————————— ✿ Want to support my channel and help me continue doing what I love? You can contribute here and thanks a bunch! Support OrchidNature.com and MissOrchidGirl ————————————————————————————— ✿ Join our community and find tutorials, photos, care sheets and loads of goodies Orchid Nature – http://www.OrchidNature.com —————————————————————————————- ✿ Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/MissOrchidGirl ✿ Follow me on Instagram https://instagram.com/missorchidgirl —————————————————————————————- ✿ See my video playlists! https://www.youtube.com/user/MissOrchidGirl/playlists —————————————————————————————- Video Rating: / 5

18 Comments

  • RoseandAshes 5 months ago

    do you know how often you water them after they sprout?

  • Diamond Blight Orchids 5 months ago

    I there`s an update for this Cacti grown from seed

  • rustler69 5 months ago

    hi I've recently started to grow cacti from seed,they have germinated,should I take them out of there sealed bag ?

  • fifi fifi 5 months ago

    Hi Danny, do you have an update video of those cute seedlings?

  • Groovyman 1968 5 months ago

    Amazing results, easy to follow instructions. I use a heating pad, set on lowest setting, to give the seeds a little extra warmth. Thanks for the video.  Keith in AZ

  • Succulent 5 months ago

    You got so quick and fantastic result 🙂 I also had a similar echinopsis, and I tried to make the same project several months ago. However, after almost four months my cacti is still so tiny (((
    I also would like to add, that I did not have a lot of trouble with a pulp because I collected seeds when a pulp was dry.

  • roman holloway 5 months ago

    Grrrrreat video thanks. Gave me the confidence to plant the seeds I've harvested.

  • Phawinee H. 5 months ago

    Thanks for sharing, very useful

  • Lili Gibson 5 months ago

    Would like to know what they look like now. Please continue to post more.

  • Indra Yudha Kusuma 5 months ago

    After those seedlings hatched did u watered it from below or still from above ? xoxo from Indonesia

  • My Tropical Backyard 5 months ago

    Awesome! I have dragonfruit that I started from seed almost three years ago, and they have grown so much! Not as much as they could have since they are in a pot, goog luck with your cacti!

  • Desert Plants of Avalon 5 months ago

    Such a FANTASTIC video Danny 🙂 and the little cacti seedlings look so cute with their little spines on them 🙂 I haven't used a propagator yet as I use the baggy method but I will be giving this a try the next time 🙂 thanks so much for sharing and sending tons of love and happy growing for a BRILLIANT weekend ahead XXXXX<3

  • NewChid OnDaBlock 5 months ago

    I don't know what it is about seedlings, but it's like growing HOPE.  It makes me happy….but then they get bigger, and you're like YIKES, I've got a million new babies.  Would you ever cross pollinate your African Violets and grow them from seed?  If so, would love to see a video on that too?

  • Berenice Osorio 5 months ago

    Hi Danni…. look I found a Lysudamuloa Red Jewel can you tell me more about this Orchid please???

  • Diego Pineda 5 months ago

    They look so cute! The only problem is that you'll have more cacti than you know what to do with lol!

  • Stef Styl 5 months ago

    I have 3 cactus seedlings by accident!!! ;p

  • Stef Styl 5 months ago

    Is the fruit edible??

  • Purpoh 5 months ago

    Were the flowers on the cactus white? It looks similar to Echinopsis subdenudata

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