Re: HYB:Reblooming TBs
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- Subject: Re: HYB:Reblooming TBs
- From: "Walter A. Moores" <wam2@Ra.MsState.Edu>
- Date: Thu, 2 Oct 1997 06:35:53 -0600 (MDT)
On Wed, 1 Oct 1997, Rick Tasco/Roger Duncan wrote:
> Yes, I have done this the past two Octobers with good success since our
> winters have been relatively mild and the pods were allowed to mature.
> I harvested the pods in December. The problem I encountered is getting
> the seeds to germinate. They will not germinate as readily as seeds
> harvested in the summer. When I plant the seeds in January/Febuary they
> will not germinate in the spring with my previous summer seeds. They
> seem to need more time. I kept the pots(I pot my seeds) and many
> germinated the spring after. Anyone have any ideas on whats going on
> with these fall/winter seeds? I have about 20 pots I'm carrying over
> from last fall crosses.
> Rick Tasco
> Superstition Iris Gardens
> Central California
> Zone 8
I have had the same experience with fall pods that Rick mentions.
The pods mature, and the seeds look viable, but they don't germinate for
Enid Lake, MS 7/8