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RE: Re: Hort term, now monkey puzzle


Jim,
It's Peter Knop who has the Monkey Puzzle cuttings. Has successfully rooted
them and is planting out.  He doesn't make it sound too promising as
they're not quite hardy where he is.
Kitty


> [Original Message]
> From: Island Jim <jsinger@igc.org>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 2/17/2003 5:07:57 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Re: Hort term, now monkey puzzle
>
> oh, well, monkey puzzle cuttings. the only two, maybe three, persons i've 
> known that have successfully propagated monkey puzzle trees have done it 
> from seed. and the trees do not readily produce seed, it seems. one of
the 
> local nurseries here, for example, has a mature tree staked out on a
rather 
> posh key and when he sees it has produced cones, he knocks on the door,
hat 
> in hand, and offers to buy them.
>
>
> At 11:59 AM 2/17/03 -0500, you wrote:
> >Josh, just catching up are you? :+)
> >No, no replies on this qstn, but I suppose I can live without knowing.
> >The question about this term was in regard to Monkey Puzzle cuttings.
> >
> >
> >Kitty
> >
> >-------Original Message-------
> >From: Josh Haskell <haskell@ncweb.com>
> >Sent: 02/17/03 01:29 PM
> >To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hort term
> >
> > >
> > > Kitty,
> >
> >           I'm with you on this one; I know there is a term for this,
but I
> >can't come up with it either.  Have you had any answers?  We talked about
> >it
> >in a class or seminar a year or so ago, but I can't remember the plant
> >involved.
> >
> >                                                                     Josh
> >
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Kitty Morrissy" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
> >To: <Master_Gardeners@yahoogroups.com>; "Agardenchat"
> ><gardenchat@hort.net>
> >Sent: Saturday, February 08, 2003 9:49 AM
> >Subject: [CHAT] Hort term
> >
> >
> > > Can anyone help me with this term? "some trees need a leader for a
> > > cutting if you want a tree, otherwise a branch just keeps growing
like a
> > > branch.  Can't remember the name for this phenomenon" Kitty

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