Mammillaria humboldtii seeds

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Mammillaria humboldtii seeds

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Does anyone grow Mammillaria humboldtii? I have pollinated dozens of its flowers and am wondering when the fruits will appear. Someone told me you have to dig the seeds out. I'm not sure what that means.
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Under the spines But not deep in the body
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Thanks, Keith. Do you remember how long it is from pollination to fruit?
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One year. They have fruits like M. herrerea and M. carmenae the seed pods ripen under the spines I pull them out after a year any longer and the seed capsules can break apart and then it really hard to collect the seeds.

They all usually take awhile to germinate wet dry wet again . I trying some right now actually from my own plants. Never had much luck with them germinating for some reason ?
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Thanks for the info.
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