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Re: Fw: Need hybredizing help.

  • Subject: Re: Fw: Need hybredizing help.
  • From: "Sam" <samk52@earthlink.net>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 21:26:23 -0700

Thanks Mary, I'll do that.
IGLH
Sam I Am



> Sam you can collect the pollen the night before.
> Mary
>
>
>
> Thanks Layne,  do you mean I should get the pollen in the evening?
> I leave for work at 6:00 in the morning, start work at 7:00 and go on
> first break at 9:15.  Do you think I could collect the pollen before 6 in
> the morning
> and pollinate at that time too?  This is going to take some juggling.  How
> dry
> should the pollen be?  How long does it take to dry?
> Thanks again!
> IGLH
> Sam I Am
>
> >
> > << My streaked H. 'Twilight' has a bud.  I want to use a large blue like
> H.
> >  'Sea Lotus Leaf' as
> >  pollen parent, but it's already in bloom.  I don't think there will be
> any
> >  flowers left by the time
> >  Twilight does bloom.  What do I do now?  And when is the best time to
> >  pollinate?
> >
> >  IGLH
> >  Sam I Am >>
> >
> > Hi Sam
> >
> > Collect the pollen you want to use now. Bring it in the house & allow it
> to
> > dry on a piece of paper (it will help wick away the moisture). When it
is
> dry
> > place it in an air tight container & put in the freezer. You can remove
> > pollen from the freezer & use right away as it takes no time to thaw.
The
> > best time to pollinate is before the bees do........in the morning. you
> can
> > bring the plant inside, cover it with something, or try & get up & get
to
> the
> > flower before the competition.
> >
> > Good luck
> >
> > Layne
> >
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