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09/08/2013 at 00:46

The fuchsia I have has flowered and has now produced what look like fruit. Can these be planted to grow more plants? 

09/08/2013 at 00:50

Alan, I don't have a clue about that (someone else will know) but they are ever so easy to grow from cuttings.  If they work for me, they'll work for anyone, promise.

09/08/2013 at 07:29

Alan, as Sara says it's far easier to propagate fuchsia from cuttings, but if you want to have a go at growing from seed, here's how to do it http://www.bonsaigarden.net/growing_fuchsia_from_seed.html 

09/08/2013 at 08:54

As others have said ....cuttings are best as then you will get an identical plant.

Seeds could be very variable.

 

All Fuchsia seed pods/ fruits are edible.

09/08/2013 at 10:29

Make sure you remove them from the plant as it will stop flowering if left on.

09/08/2013 at 15:37

How and when do I take a cutting ?

09/08/2013 at 17:09

http://www.fuchsiaflower.co.uk/cuttingspage.htm This site will tell you all you need to know.

09/08/2013 at 22:23

while I visited my in-laws two week ago I managed to pinch a Fuchsia from them how ever when I got it home I inspected it and found it had very little roots and even less fine fibrous roots as they were grown in really hard clay.

So I thought I had nothing to lose as it was free so I washed the roots and applied rooting compound of honey. Then I potted it up in common compost placed a bag after watering it well placed it in a shady part of my garden and waited. To my delight today I lifted the plastic bag of it and it's still flowering and look great 

Some time you just need to take a chance and go with your gut 

James 

 

 

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