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Re: pyracanthas/cotton


Pam, do they not grow cotton in that area anymore?

DF

"Pamela J. Evans" wrote:

> Theresa - be careful of those thorns, they can be toxic. Howard Garrett
> (aka the Dirt Doctor) calls them "lethal" (his words). Cotton root rot
> has killed many of them in this part of the state, so I don't have any.
>
> Cotton was king here for many years, and the root rot organism remains.  It takes out red tip photinias too.
> So I don't plant any cotton relatives or things that are suseptible to
> the same diseases. Once something gets in this black clay - it stays
> there for a long time apparently.
>
> Pam
>
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: "Theresa- yahoo" <tchessie@yahoo.com>
> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date:  Mon, 6 Jan 2003 18:01:00 -0800
>
> >Thanks- I can look forward to flowers this year then!  This will be the 2nd
> >winter that I've had them and they are really filling in nicely.
> >
> >Theresa
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> >Behalf Of Janet Laytham
> >Sent: Monday, January 06, 2003 4:24 AM
> >To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >Subject: Re: [CHAT] lenten rose< patience and winter chores
> >
> >
> >Theresa,
> >Pyracantha blooms on old wood.  In the spring I cut  the branches that
> >bloomed the previous winter.
> >Janet
> >
> >
> >on 01/05/2003 10:46 PM, Theresa- yahoo at tchessie@yahoo.com wrote:
> >
> >> Thanks- I will be patient then- and a glass of wine sounds quite nice
> >right
> >> now.  I finished putting my summer veggiebed to bed for winter this AM.
> >> Ripped out the last 2 tomoto plants and a couple of the pepper.  Cut 2
> >> peppers back, we will see if they return in spring.  Piled the rest of the
> >> leaves on the bed, trimmed the bottlebrush back (seems like I do this
> >every
> >> 3 months it grows like a weed), also trimmed the pyracantha (still shaping
> >> it to grow on a trellis) and managed to poke myself with one of the
> >thorns.
> >> Those things HURT!  My finger is still sore and red in that spot.  By the
> >> way, does anyone know if pyracantha blooms on old or new growth??  Oh, and
> >> some of my bulbs are starting to come up!
> >>
> >> Theresa
> >> Sac, Ca zone 8-9
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> >> Behalf Of Gene Bush
> >> Sent: Sunday, January 05, 2003 12:27 PM
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Questions...nursery, ornamec, and lenten rose
> >>
> >>
> >> Hello Theresa,
> >> Probably maturity is the issue. After germination most hellebores take 3
> >> to 4 years before first bloom. Look much better at 5 years of age with a
> >few
> >> eyes to the crown. Most nurseries only carry the seedlings into the second
> >> year and then sell. That leaves you with 2 or more years to go before
> >bloom.
> >> My suggestion is to have another glass of good wine and move on to the
> >next
> >> perennial on your list. Next year you certainly should see some buds.
> >> Gene E. Bush
> >> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> >> www.munchkinnursery.com
> >> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> >> Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> OK- why haven't my hellebores bloomed?  This is the second winter I've
> >had
> >>> them and there is not indication that they are even thinking of blooming.
> >> I
> >>> have no idea what variety they are, I have 3 plants in different places-
> >2
> >>> with much shade, 1 in light shade.  Any suggestions?
> >>>
> >>> Theresa
> >
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