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Re: Ridges on leaves

John:  I am glad that you mentioned this strange situation with the 
leaves, as I have it also this year - not before.  Jazzed Up from 
Schreiners bloomed beautifully last year - this year NO BLOOMS - but huge 
and ridged leaves!  It is the most noticeable - as the leaves are so big 
and tall and "squirrley".  We had a cold, wet, and fungus ridden spring 
here.  I sprayed about 4 times with a fungus spray - but that is the only 
thing differently than I did the year before.  Hope that someone out 
there will answer us both - and give us a clue how to get blossoms - 
and-   get rid of---weird leavese.  Donna

>From Washington State

On Fri, 19 Jul 1996, John I Jones wrote:

> I have notice that a number of my TB's have ridges (maybe minature waves 
> would be a better description) in their leaves perpendicular to the long 
> axis of the leaf. I seem to remember seeing some develop in the sping, 
> but a lot more are evident now.
> Not all my plants have it, but most (not all) of each variety do. In 
> some cases it almost looks like the new leaf coming up thru the center 
> of the fan is getting wrinkled as it pushes out.
> I'm postulating as I write, but maybe it has to do with the wierd warm, 
> cool, warm, cool etc weather pattern we have been having here.
> Any ideas?
> -- 
> Thanks                   | "There be dragons here"
> John                     |  Annotation used by ancient cartographers
>                          |  to indicate the edge of the known world.
> John Jones, 35572 Linda Dr., Fremont CA, 94536
> jijones@ix.netcom.com, USDA zone 8 (coastal, bay)

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