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Re: Planting time: Siberians

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Planting time: Siberians
  • From: Jim Wilson <WilsonJH@MUOhio.Edu>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Feb 1997 14:25:06 -0700 (MST)

Mark Cook wrote:
>     In a Siberian Round Robin, the subject of the time to plant Siberians
>arose.  One lady in Hamilton, Ohio says she loses some of the Siberians she
>plants later than July.  She says she has great success with late spring to
>early summer plantings.
**
Good data points to consider.  I live about 20 miles WNW of her and
have had success with good divisions planted in late August and
early September.

  Here in Lexington, Ky spring planting is good.
>Late summer planting is successful if completed by Labor Day.  It looks to
>me like Siberians should have a minimum of ten weeks to establish
>themselves before the soil first freezes.  Those in locations subject to
>early freezing should try to get their Siberians from sources that ship in
>the spring.
**
I've only planted a few in the spring, but those few have done very
well.  I got them from Greer Gardens, not an iris specialist and
therefore not carrying a broad selection, but the divisions they sent
were good.   The ideal situation would be a source that could send
great divisions in the spring, but for the most part I'm happy with
great divisions whenever I can get them.      --Jim


__
Jim Wilson, Oxford, OH, USDA Zone 6a, AIS garden judge, Region 6
growing Siberians, medians, TBs, JIs, and a few SPU and species
wilsonjh@muohio.edu     http://www.muohio.edu/~wilsonjh






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