Re: Re: TB :HIST: Suggestions?
- Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Re: TB :HIST: Suggestions?
- From: "Jeff and Carolyn Walters" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2001 08:24:59 -0600
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> I agree with your comments about SUMMIT and PINNACLE. On Tell's
> pinks, you may not be aware that there is a great variation in
> expression of the lycopene pigments depending on climate, elevation,
> soil chemistry or a combination of those factors. All of the line
> do not look
> nearly as pure pale red anywhere outside of Utah as they are at
> home. In western Idaho, PINK FORMAL was intense, deep salmon pink.
> In the Willamette Valley I do not believe the line developed nearly
> as much depth of color as it did in the high desert country. In the
> east they were just plain washed out by comparison.
Years ago when I was in high school and lived in New Jersey, I grew JUNE
MEREDITH (Muhlestein, 1954). Though memory can play tricks, I recall it as
being a clear, true light pink, not at all "washed out". I did not mention
JM in my reply to Mike U. only because I am not aware of any current source
Jeff Walters in northern Utah (USDA Zone 4/5, Sunset Zone 2, AHS Zone 7)
HIPS Commercial Source Chairman
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