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Re: DO YOU CUT BACK THE ROOTS AFTER DIGGING


Dear John Walker,...From what I understand about the internet, using all 
capital letters in a message is the same thing as screaming & shouldn't be 
done.											
	As far as roots, I would leave them on to anchor the iris. Annette 
Milch, Lexington, KY (zone 5)
>Date:	Thu, 19 Sep 1996 19:29:22 -0600 (MDT)
>From:	JOHN WALKER <NEJWW@NERVM.NERDC.UFL.EDU>
>Sender:	iris-l@rt66.com
>To:	Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
>Subject:	DO YOU CUT BACK THE ROOTS AFTER DIGGING
>
>HI: THIS IS JOHN AGAIN, I HOPE I AM NOT ASKING STUPID QUESTIONS BUT I
>HAVE BEEN OBSERVING QUITE A BIT THE PAST FEW WEEKS WHAT EVERYONE HAS
>BEEN SAYING ABOUT GROWING IRISES, DIFFERENT WAYS OF PLANTING THEM AND
>ETC. BUT MY QUESTION IS, DO YOU LEAVE ALL THE ROOTS ON OR DO YOU CUT
>THEM BACK TO A REASONABLE LENGTH? IF YOU CUT THE ROOTS BACK DOES THIS
>DO ANY HARM TO THE RHIZONE??THANKS FOR ANY ADVICE..JOHN WALKER...






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