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Re: Thanks for the datura seeds Jesse!
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: Thanks for the datura seeds Jesse!
  • From: Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 16:32:20 -0500

I HATE black widows.  Ughh.  We have them bad where I live...and the
brown recluse.  Ick.
Yeh..the greenhouse should be good.  They have to be babied at first,
but then they just take off.


On 9/17/10, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI
<cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:
> I'll start them in the greenhouse in Feb then. I expect they will come
> back from the roots each year; the native ones I see while hiking show
> up in the same place. I have collected seeds in the past but I've been
> pretty casual about it, I just scatter them in the dry garden when I get
> home. It works for some of the wildflowers but I haven't had any datura
> come up.
> I peeked in the greenhouse a few days ago and I think I will put a bug
> bomb in there before I move plants in October. The spider webs are
> atrocious, and a lot of them are black widows. Ick.
>
> Cyndi
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Jesse Bell
> Sent: Friday, September 17, 2010 2:04 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Thanks for the datura seeds Jesse!
>
> Oh good!  Glad you got 'em.  I start them indoors in mid-February
> because they can be slow to germinate.  But once they DO...they grow
> pretty fast.  I just keep them in a sunny window after that until
> danger of frost is gone.  Need to rotate the pots periodically so they
> don't grow crooked.  And you know what?  I don't even DO that anymore
> because where I live, they just come back from the root/tuber...like
> my four o'clocks do.  You're in California, right?  They should come
> back from root for you.  These plants like dry heat and sun.  But if
> they get too hot for long period of time, they wilt until it cools
> off.  So I check them for water 2-3 times a week during the heat of
> the summer.
>
> HERE IS MY DISCLAIMER:  the self-seed.  A LOT.  So by May I'm picking
> the new babies out like crazy.  I try to keep them deadheaded, but by
> the end of the summer I usually get lazy and give up.  Then, what seed
> pods are left on there get scattered.
>
> I just love them.  They are beautiful and still doing well for me.
>
>
>
> On 9/17/10, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI
> <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:
> > The seeds arrived just fine quite a while ago, we had a little chaos
> at
> > the time so I forgot to say thank you. So thank you! What's your usual
> > germination method?
> >
> > Cyndi
> >
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