hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Re: dry rhizomes


Thank u Paul for your input.  I also was told all of the iris I 
purchased were dwarf, and that it is normal for them to be small and 
dry.  They were not all dwarf, there were also intermediate.  Mary G.



-- In iris-talk@y..., Paul Tyerman <ptyerman@o...> wrote:
> >> Have a ??, received an iris order by mail today, iris were thin 
and 
> >>  Along with the order was a note 
> >>"smaller, leaner and dryer rhizomes better withstand extreme 
> >>"  Never heard of this before, never received such sad 
> >>   
> 
> There has been numerous discussions on this list about the fact 
that big
> lush healthy rhizomes rot far quicker than the smaller drier 
sources.  I
> know there were "complaints" about a supplier a while back which I 
think
> eventually resulted in people finding that they came from a semi-
arid
> region and therefore that was their growing style there.
> 
> Before you slam Ebay for what it sells....... remember that nothing 
has
> been mentioned here about WHERE they came from.  If they are from a 
hot
> area then the rhizomes WILL be smaller and drier.  I am SURE that I 
have
> heard on this forum before that the fleshier rhizomes are more 
likely to
> rot when taken to other areas, so perhaps the person selling on 
Ebay was
> actually trying to do the right thing and provide rhizomes that 
were going
> to perform the best possible for any recipients.  Less moisture, 
less
> chances of rotting whatever the purchasers conditions.
> 
> I just wanted to add this to the discussion before the recipient of 
the
> rhizomes thinks that she has been the victim of "foisting" as it 
was said
> earlier.  The seller may have been trying to do the best by the 
recipient.
> 
> Cheers.
> 
> Paul Tyerman
> Canberra, Australia.  USDA equivalent - Zone 8/9
> mailto:ptyerman@o...
> 
> Growing.... Galanthus, Erythroniums, Fritillarias, Crocus, 
Cyrtanthus,
> Liliums, Hellebores, Aroids, Irises plus just about anything else 
that
> doesn't move!!!!!


------------------------ Yahoo! Groups Sponsor ---------------------~-->
FREE COLLEGE MONEY
CLICK HERE to search
600,000 scholarships!
http://us.click.yahoo.com/zoU8wD/4m7CAA/ySSFAA/2gGylB/TM
---------------------------------------------------------------------~->

 

Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/ 






 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index