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FW: [iris] HYB: burrito modification (from iris talk)
  • Subject: FW: [iris] HYB: burrito modification (from iris talk)
  • From: Linda Mann <lmann@lock-net.com>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 13:44:52 -0400


They look nice & healthy, Robert, despite their somewhat peculiar start
in life.

Thanks for posting the pix. & be sure to share photos of what they look
like when they bloom ;-)

What type(s) of irises are you working on/towards?

Linda Mann east TN
On 7/28/2013 10:34 AM, Robert Woodhull wrote:
> Hi, Not quite a week has passed yet but here are some pics of the 6-month
> refrigerated seeds. Most of the seed sprout roots that grew into the paper
> towels were very easy to pull out, some of them I had to leave the paper
> towel.
> Robert
> Atlanta, Gerogia
> -----Original Message-----
> Hi Linda. I have been putting my iris seeds in a plastic bag with the seeds
> wrapped in a moist paper towel for several seasons now. I forgot to put my
> last years seeds in the baggies until sometime in January of this year. I
> had intentions of planting the seeds in posts in March but did not get them
> in pots until two days ago! They were in the fridge crisper for 6 months! I
> did notice that all seeds in each paper towel had sprouted. They were
> growing into the moist paper towels. The sprouts have started coming up and
> I did place them on north side of the house kinda in the shade. (hoping they
> will stay cooler and somewhat moist). I will let you know how things
> progress.
> Robert,
> Atlanta, GA
> -----Original Message-----
> <Might be seeing some wee sprouts soon. Seems like it takes about a week
> for them to break ground after they sprout. What's the temp where they
> are?>

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