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Re: Gene's greenhouse NOW Sycamore

One of their attractions for me was that they are the northernmost  
members of their family. Mine are seedlings yet, but I have hopes....  
Did not know of the U of K's program. Do  they have a description of  
their efforts on the web?

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Jan 21, 2006, at 1:25 PM, james singer wrote:

> I envy your ability to grow Asimina triloba, Cathy. It's one of the  
> very few Annonaceae that will not grow here. Do you know University  
> of Kentucky has a huge breeding program to make pawpaws  
> commercially viable fresh fruit?
> On Jan 21, 2006, at 1:35 PM, Cathy Carpenter wrote:
>> I have also planted Lindera benzoin in an attempt to attract the
>> Spicebush swallowtail, Asimina triloba in an attempt to attract the
>> Zebra swallowtail, and Aristolochia durior to attract the Pipevine
>> swallowtail, but haven't observed any of them yet.
>> Cathy, west central IL, z5b

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