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RE: Tacca questions (off topic??)

  • Subject: RE: Tacca questions (off topic??)
  • From: StroWi@t-online.de (StroWi)
  • Date: Mon, 27 May 2002 11:08:00 -0500 (CDT)

Dear Michael Pascall,

thanks for your answer.

Concerning the seed set of T. chantrieri it would be of interest, if you grow a population of different genotypes or if you really get seedset after self pollination. The latter would, of course, speak against selfincompatibility and pro the male sterile status of the clone offered over here in Germany.


Dollbergen, Germany
aprrox. zone 6

"Michael Pascall" <mickpascall@hotmail.com> schrieb:
> Taccas will set seed , but you must let it ripen fully.
> We get seed on the black all the time .
> The white one can be a bit difficult as the seedlings seem to be very
> delicate and 10% survival is considered lucky .
> The small Tacca palmata forms a tuber and can be sent bare root when
> dormant, but the others resent bare rooting , though may survive if kept
> well wrapped in Sphagnum .
> Michael Pascall,
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