HYB: OYEZ & VOLUNTEER FIREMAN
Barb Mann wrote:
> Thanks, Sharon, I've wondered more than once what makes OYEZ so shy a=
> reproducing. Same thing with VOLUNTEER FIREMAN? I once got a pod on
> one with pollen from BLACKOUT, but it only had one normal-looking seed=
> never germinated. Still, that was encouraging.....
I don't recall seeing a chromosome
count of VF, but it "should" be a
triploid or unbalanced tetraploid,
relatively infertile in either case.
IMO, any seed obtained from such
a cross should be cultured, not
just planted. That doesn't =
guarantee success, but it does
improve the odds.