Blood lily Seeds and Propagation

Q: Could you tell me what the red pods or fruit are on my blood lilies?

A: These are the seedpods of the lily, whose Latin name is Scadoxus multiflorus or Haemanthus multiflorus.

When the red pods begin to crinkle they are ready to harvest. Fill a pot with damp potting soil and scatter the seeds on the surface. Press them lightly to have good contact with the soil but do not bury them.

When they germinate, carefully lift each seed and its small white root with the tip of a knife and transplant into individual pots.

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