hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Definition (Was: Re: juvenile hostas?)

At 08:55 PM 12/8/99 EST, you wrote:
>In a message dated 12/08/1999 6:37:23 AM Central Standard Time, 
>eoneill@ibm.net writes:
> But, if you remove an eye from a mature clump, will the eye exhibit
> juvenile foliage in that or subsequent years until it too matures?  Or will
> it have the mature characteristics of the source from day one?
> Does anyone know why all this happens?
> Gerry >>
>It has to do with the size of the eye assuming it has enough root structure 
>to support the growth of the "eye" or bud.
>The number of eyes on a division does not reflect maturity but the size of 
>the eyes do.
>Some plants never grow large enough eyes, for what ever reason, to have 
>mature leaves.
That raises another question, Paul  ;-)

How do you experienced hostaphiles define "mature leaves?"

Ok, ok, that raises two questions.

These plants that never grow large enough eyes to produce mature leaves..Is
that a cultural response? Or a genetic one? 

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@mallorn.com with the

 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index