[IGS] Jiffy pots
My experience with Jiffy pots has not been good. Cuttings strike
readily and do very well for a while, but after 9 - 12 months the plant
stalls. Inspection of the roots show that they are strangled by the
jiffy pot mesh, which is still quite intact .
I have given up this method, however these things may vary from country
to country. I now plant all zonal cuttings in 4" pots with Premium
potting mix ( with the slow realease ferilizer and have very few
failures. I can then sell them still in these pots or pot them up for
P.S. I believe Creamery was produced by Peat, not Stringer:-
Miniature & Dwarf Geraniums by Harold Bagust ... Creamery (Peat 1977)
creamy white double flowers, buds have a definite yellow tinge. Foliage
is mid green. Dwarf.
I have some photographs of Cliff Blackmans yellow shades. Some have the
colours of the Peace rose ... I prefer tham to the paler pure yellow one
which he produced. Can send photos if wanted later on. Will be away
for a couple of weeks from tomorrow though.
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