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Re: early arrivals - tree peonies

Ceres, thanks so much.  Most of what you said was guessed at by myself and
others on the list.  But it is great to hear from someone who works in the
nursery/greenhouse field with an answer from experience.  Our group of 6 MGs
(& one FOTG) have been given the task of running our little nursery.  The
Hort Ed and the rest of the group insist on calling us the Propagation
Group, but we really are a nursery, at least 95% of our plants come in as
small starts. None of us has ever worked in a nursery, but about half of us
had dabbled in nursery/propagation activities a bit.  So when something out
of the ordinary comes along we rely on research and/or guesswork.  I'm glad
to have a group like CHAT to ask some of these things.

If these do flower, I will remove all but one bud as you suggest, but also
want one bud to be sure these are true to name.  I'm still inclined to hang
onto them till 2005 unless they really put out a great root system fast.
We'll also pass on your tip about space requirement.  Thanks!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2004 3:02 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] early arrivals - tree peonies

> Kitty, pot them and allow to remain cold.  At the greenhouse where I work,
> many items are potted and placed in a cold greenhouse.  Peonies, both tree
> herbaceous garden varieties are handled this way.
>     I have not heard yellow varieties perform less than other color
> I have a  purple & yellow both suffruticos. This will be the 3rd season of
> bloom for the yellow one and maybe the 9th for the purple one. Both
bloomed the
> first year.  The foliage on the yellow one is not a dark green like the
> purple.  I debudded the yellow one leaving only one bud for the past 2 yrs
so more
> energy would go into the plant.  I have also moved the purple one which is
> suggested you don't do.  I had not seen tree peonies in real  life only
photos and
> did not place in a spot with adequate space for growth.  I would certainly
> stress the space rqmt at your sale.  The plant bloomed the year I moved it
> was in the spring and I had root pruned it the previous fall but I'm sure
> was slowed for recovery.
>     Ceres
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