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Re: [SPAM] HYB soaking the seeds

  • Subject: Re: [SPAM] HYB soaking the seeds
  • From: "loic tasquier" <tasquierloic@cs.com>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 16:06:15 +0200

Hello Francesca,
pretty picture isn't it?
almost exclusively bearded, just 40 crosses of Ensatas and a dozen hemerocalles.
(I also have some Siberica bee-pods, but i will not plant them. Maybe someone is interested in having them. Should put the list on the forum.)
I have room, but not that much.
I don't have TB X TB crosses, they are the greedy ones.
I plant the seeds in pots, one cross and it's label per pot.
With the IB X TB crosses, or the Diplo X Tetra crosses, the seed number is low, and the germination bad, so even if  i have many crosses,  when i reach the seedling-replanting time, the room taken is ridiculously small!
With the SDB X SDB, i plant them very close together, and the shovel is very harsh when selection time comes!
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, October 17, 2008 3:51 PM
Subject: Re: [SPAM][iris-photos] HYB soaking the seeds

Bonjour Loïc, How much land do you have available to be able to plant so many seeds? What type of seeds are they, i.e., are they all aril-arilbreds or a mixture of all types of seeds? and will they be planted in pots or out in the open?
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, October 17, 2008 6:44 AM
Subject: [SPAM][iris-photos] HYB soaking the seeds

I've started to soak my first batch of seeds (6 more to do...) !
I should be sponsored by Becel...since i keep all the empty boxes i can.
They are also very handy to crop pollen, and also for pollinating, carrying them along all piled up, around the garden.
Will start filling the pots tomorrow, with a lighter mix than last year!

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