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
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

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

RSS story archive

Re: CAT: Club Sales

From: IRISROT@aol.com

In a message dated 7/25/99 11:07:39 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 
glsimmon@swbell.net writes:

>  What you have mentioned above Judy about washing the iris in a bleach
>  solution is important and I hope by this being discussed here on Iris Talk
>  that new comers to iris will learn things that Linda and I had to learn the
>  hard way.  Because of us bringing unwanted things into our garden on
>  rhizomes from non commercial sources we learned that no rhizome (no matter
>  the source) is brought into our garden without first being treated for at
>  least 30 minutes in a 10% bleach / water solution.  This is a very good
>  practice that all iris gardeners should do at all times.  Not one single
>  iris rhizome leaves our garden without first being treated with the bleach
>  solution and a fungicide solution.  Linda and I have just made this a 
>  practice for any iris that leaves our garden or comes into it.  We don't
>  want to bring any unwanted pest or disease into our garden and we want to 
>  all we can to insure we do not pass anything on to someone else.
>  By bringing this type of knowledge out in the open (things that most of us
>  probably just take for granted and don't give it a second thought) all the
>  people new to iris growing will learn and that is really what Iris Talk is
>  all about, learning and sharing.  I'm really glad to see things like this
>  being discussed.
Hi All,

I personally don't sanitize my iris but I advise all that purchase iris to do 
this before they plant. I do this even to orders from the large growers 
something I just automatic do when I receive the order. I figure this way I'm 
not likely to put something in my garden that is infected with some disease 
that could destroy lot of my iris or even contaminate the soil for a year or 
more. I think all info we put out to the public should have this precaution 
added. Only my opinion...
						Jim Loveland, Fenton, MO Zone 

--------------------------- ONElist Sponsor ----------------------------

Enter ONElistís WEEKLY DRAWING for $100!
By joining the FRIENDS & FAMILY PROGRAM.  See homepage for details.


 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index