Monthly Archives: February 2012

Using A Chimera African Violet as the Pollen Plant

As has been demonstrated repeatedly through out this blog is a cross between two Chimera African violets does not produce chimera African violets. But what I have done in the past is use chimera African violets as both seed and pollen parents for crosses with non-chimera African violets with great success and interesting outcomes.

Chimera African Violets from Stem Tissue Culture

Propagating chimera African violets from the flower stems in tissue culture generates a high degree of consistent results, but by no means is it 100%.