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Re: Help please

Sally Ann,

Here's an url for a Dahlia pub:

I would think the culture, depth, etc would be similar, but hopefully
someone else who's actually grown this Snail Vine b4 could give you more
exact info. Seed you could soak (T&M suggests nicking), but I wouldn't
think you'd soak a tuber if it's like a dahlia tuber. On the other hand,
you do soak anemone tubers. Hmmmmm... How hard is your Vigna tuber?


-------Original Message-------
From: SallyAnn <safart@aug.com>
Sent: 03/07/03 10:21 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Help please

> Thanks ! That explains it! I wonder if I should soak them...glad I didn't
plant them before now as they would have rotted!...I got them last June
I took the Historic Landscape Restoration course. Any suggestions from the
group would be appreciated as I've never planted tubers before...How deep?
fertilizer? when?
----- Original Message -----
From: Kitty Morrissy <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, March 06, 2003 10:23 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Help please

> Sally Ann,
> This from Twinleaf:
> "North of Zone 9, the tuber-like roots can be stored like dahlias over
> winter."
> I suppose it's much like Four O'Clocks, Marvel of Peru, Mirabilis
> Plant the seed one year and you can dig up the tubers that develop and
> store them over winter.  The Vigna can grow to 20-25 feet, but I would
> assume you'd have to take it in overwinter to eventually get that kind
> length if you don't grow it where it is hardy, Z9-10.
> Actually, it's a pretty neat site.  Thanks for leading me to it.
> Kitty
> > [Original Message]
> > From: SallyAnn <safart@aug.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 3/6/2003 9:14:54 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Help please
> >
> > I think they have limited numbers & only ship @ a certain time of
> > contact Peggy Cornett Newcomb. I got something that looks more like a
> > than a seed...Will let you all know if anything develops!
> > Sally Ann

If you have weeds, you don't have enough plants.

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