Storing cattleya pollina (pollen)
I am having a hard time getting stored pollen to take.. When I propagate with fresh pollen, no problem, the flower takes nearly every time. However, when I use stored pollen, (even a month or two old), the stigma just molds and the flower dies.. Any suggestions- currently I store it in a piece of wax paper in a pill bottle with some dessicant packages.. Maybe too dried out? Any suggestions from experienced hybridizers?