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Re: Queen of Islip

Good point when dividing most plants cut off some of the leaves so the
plant roots can support the leaves. In Rhododendron propagation the leaves
are cut in half when the cutting is stuck to cut down on transpiration.

At 08:30 AM 5/12/98 EDT, you wrote:
>Sounds like the key is moisture rather than light. Mine was a division
>from a mature plant last year. It could be that there are not enough
>roots yet to absorb the moisture required by the leaves. Do mature
>plants seem to do better than fresh divisions? (I would guess "yes")
>Norm Lesch

Butch Ragland So. Indiana zone 5

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