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[Gardening] New plants and cross pollination.

Discussion in 'UO Botany and Nutrition' started by Sharantyr, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. Sharantyr

    Sharantyr Guest

    Here's something that popped into my head while still half asleep.

    Add cross pollination to the new plants but in a slightly different way. All the new plants would produce pollen and you could attempt to cross them and would produce only 1 seed, to keep the need to hunt for seeds.
    Only some of the plants would produce a plant seed others would produce a grass/weed seed.

    Poppies and Snowdrops (crossed either way) would produce 1 seed each. 50% chance at the spread Campion flower, 50% chance random grass/weed seed.

    Tall Hedge and Short Hedge (crossed either way) would produce 1 seed. 25% untrimmed short hedge, 25% untrimmed tall hedge, 50% chance random grass/weed seed.

    Cypress tree and Mossy Cypress tree (crossed either way) would produce 1 seed. 50% chance date palm seed, 50% grass/weed seed.

    Cypress tree and Cocoa tree (crossed either way) produces 1 seed. 50% coconut tree, 50% grass/weed seed.

    Mossy Cypress and Cocoa tree (either way) produces 1 seed. 50% banana tree seed, 50% chance random grass/weed seed.

    Hops (left) and Hops (right) (crossed either way) 25% small hops (left), 25% small hops (right), 50% random grass/weed seed.

    Maybe a few others could be cross pollinated to produce plants too then whats left would would produce a random grass/weed seed 100%.

    Anyway.... a Happy New year to you all.
  2. FrejaSP

    FrejaSP Queen of The Outlaws
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    I like that :)
  3. Shelleybean

    Shelleybean Certifiable
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    Jan 30, 2003
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    I love your ideas!
  4. soulstoner

    soulstoner Guest

    Heheh half asleep makes great ideas for you - really super duper breakdown you have there ..... perfect !!!

    You must be mildly dangerous fully awake :thumbsup:
  5. Lady_Dark

    Lady_Dark Guest

    What a wonderful idea! I always did dislike the fact that we couldn't crossbreed the new plants, i had really really been looking forward to the fun of crossing up a whole new set of plants, and then being told we couldn't just really took most of the fun out of getting them.