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Re: Wow - brug


I have previously done it in the fall right before frost.  That way I don't
have to store the huge plant.  I don't see why it wouldn't work now.
 
Donna

--- On Mon, 3/23/09, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:

From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Wow - brug
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Monday, March 23, 2009, 7:33 PM

that's an idea.  In fact, the woman who gave me this one is giving me two
more she had left over to put in the sale.  Maybe one of the 3 will have a
flower next month for the sale.
I do most softwood cutings in early June; sound like a good time for the
brug too?

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message -----
From: "james singer" <inlandjim1@q.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, March 23, 2009 5:54 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Wow - brug


> Well you could try to chop it back. It's kind of an ungainly plant so
> shaping is pretty much out of the question. The good news is cuttings
> root really easily [Marge sent me a bunch of them once and they all
> rooted] so if you whack it back, and pot up the carnage you could had
> a lot of plants for your plant sale... and I guarantee if you had one
> in bloom, the rest would sell muy pronto.
>
> On Mar 23, 2009, at 4:29 PM, Kitty wrote:
>
>> The last of the buds fell off, All that's left is the one big open
>> flower. I expect it will put out more buds that will hang on this
>> summer.  If I could keep it small enough, I might keep it over one
>> year to enjoy it and then sell it next year.  It's a real trooper,
>> so I kinda hate to part with it.
>>
>> Kitty
>> neIN, Zone 5
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: <TeichFauna@aol.com>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Monday, March 23, 2009 7:10 AM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Wow - brug
>>
>>
>>> Brugmansia seem to like cooler weather.  Mine only blooms really
>>> well from
>>> fall through Spring, and really slows down in the heat of  summer.
>>> They really
>>> seem to adapt well to cooler climates, some species  won't
even
>>> grow in hot
>>> climates, as well as a lot of the new hybrids that are  coming out
>>> of Europe.
>>> I've tried numerous times, as have others, to grow  some of
these,
>>> without
>>> success.  So I think you should hold on to it too,
>>> Kitty......might actually
>>> really be worth the effort.
>>>
>>> Noreen
>>> zone 9
>>> Texas Gulf Coast
>>>
>>> In a message dated 3/21/2009 3:40:25 PM Central Daylight Time,
>>> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
>>>
>>> A friend  gave me a start from her Brugmansia last year.  I potted
>>> it on to a
>>>
>>> larger size when I grought it in to the garage for the fall. I had
no
>>> intention of keeping it as they get so huge and I do not intend to
>>> do the
>>> dragging every year, so it is going in my plant sale next month.
>>> Guess,
>>> what....the darned thing is blooming!  In the cold  garage!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
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> Inland Jim
> Willamette Valley
> 44.99 N 123.04 W
> Elevation 148'
> 39.9" Precipitation
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> Heat Zone 5
> Sunset Zone 6
> Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
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