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Re: CULT: Botrytis

>Actually it wasn't a soil treatment.  You soak the rhizomes in a solution of
>of something before planting.

In that case, I'd be interested in knowing what it is.

>It is supposed to go down here to 9 degrees tonight, yuk ! ...just when the
>irises were starting to really grow.  Clarence was already about six inches

It's been dropping below freezing most nights still, but I don't think 
we'll hit the single digits.  At least I hope not!  I'm not sure we made 
it much above freezing today, though.  Mighty chilly for the second week 
of April!

I don't have more than an inch of growth on any irises yet.  I'm amazed 
you have as much growth as you do.  Even with my minimal growth, I can 
see how unhappy the emerging foliage is with our prolonged cool temps.


USDA zone 3b, AHS zone 4 - northern MN
normal annual precipitation 26-27"
slightly acid clay soil

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