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Re: Re: CULT: Stress on recently-moved TBs

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Re: CULT: Stress on recently-moved TBs
  • From: "Mike Sutton" <suttons@lightspeed.net>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2001 07:24:49 -0700

Hello Mary Lou,
Personally, I wouldn't hybridize at this time in your climate.  If you were
to get a "take" and a seed pod formed it wouldn't have time to develop and
mature before your cold season starts.  The pod would probably rot or just
drop off.
mike sutton

----- Original Message -----
From: <MryL1@msn.com>
To: <iris-talk@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, September 03, 2001 5:24 AM
Subject: [iris-talk] Re: CULT: Stress on recently-moved TBs

> I haven't had anything to say for a while, but have been reading
> along.  Three rebloomers (Bonus Mama, Double Shot, Misty Twilight)
> are starting to rebloom for me.  These are some I received and
> planted June 29 from Sutton's.
> I am champing at the bit to try hybridizing with these, but am
> wondering if this would be too much stress on TBs that have only been
> in the ground here for 65 days.  I seem to recall somebody advising
> removing stalks from new plantings like this to strengthen the plants
> and encourage formation of pups.  So, I'd like advice from any
> experts, especially those experienced with unpredictable Z5 winters,
> on whether I'd be smarter to curb my impatience.
> Rosalie...I will make a complete report after first frost, but I'm
> not sure mine should count this year, as all mine came in this summer
> from other places.  Do you have a preferred format for Rebloom
> Reports?
> Mary Lou, near Indianapolis, IN, USA Z5. Keeping good records!
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