hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: Spore request

  • Subject: Re: [ferns] Spore request
  • From: "betsndave" betsndave@cnnw.net
  • Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 08:53:10 -0800

Siskiyou Rare Plant Nursery has some of these. They have a website.
Betty Berdan
Squirrel Heights Gardens
----- Original Message ----- From: <XericFerns@aol.com>
To: <ferns@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 10:16 PM
Subject: Re: [ferns] Spore request

Dear Darren,

I am quite familiar with the UCBG xeric fern collection. I believe that I
have most, if not all of what they have, at least of what is planted in the
garden itself, but thanks for the suggestion.

Regarding your proposed 'dry rockery' and xeric ferns, I can't say that I
know of any other commercial sources of plants (hence my search for spore of
other species), but I might be able to contribute some as time goes on. Good,
reliable ferns that I can recommend are: Pellaea andromedifolia, P. mucronata,
P. truncata, P. wrightii, Bommeria hispida, Notholaena grayi, N. lemmonii,
N. standleyi, Cheilanthes lindheimeri, C. eatonii, C. tomentosa, C. wrightii,
C. covillei (of Arizona extraction), C. villosa, C. bonariensis, C. wootonii,
C. yavapensis, Astrolepis sinuata, A. cochisensis, A. intergerrima, A.
windhamii, and Argyrochosma limitanea. I currently have small plugs or shareable
plant material of those that are underlined. I have just sown spore of most
of the other ferns mentioned.

For me, in Bakersfield, these are the easier of the CA/AZ xerics to grow.
Some of the CA material tends to resent summer watering, especially here in the
southern San Joaquin Valley with an abundance of summer temps. in excess of
F. 100 Possibly, south of the Grapevine with a bit of ocean moderation during
the summer, some of our CA plants would be more amenable to cultivation.

Good luck and feel free to contact me if I can be of any assistance.

David Schwartz

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement