Although I tried to get Ornithogalum caudatum to fertilize itself last time it flowered, it never took.
This time barely took, either, but I used my beard trimmer instead of a Q-tip or paintbrush. The vibratory method worked with my lemon basil and my Renee's Garden "Super Bush" tomato this year, too. That beard trimmer really gets around. I'm starting to get jealous of it. It leaves its little stubbly hairs all over my plants, evidence of its lack of shame at makin' babies with each and every one of them.
So, although O. caudatum makes babies (hence the name "Pregnant onion") asexually, there's just something about starting a plant from seed that really gets me. Not enough to forgive my beard trimmer for its sexcapades, but almost enough.
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