hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: hosta-open DIGEST V1 #722

Beth & Norm,
  I asked CH Falstad about this " early blooms  before leaves" and was told wholesalers and growers like to wait till the bloom cycle is completed before digging and harvesting in the fall.  Sometimes this just doesn't happen......they have to be harvested.  So if a plant that is just starting into its bloom cycle is dug, stored and shipped in the spring, the first order of business for that hosta is to complete its bloom cycle.

> From: Beth Arnold <seabeth@heart.net>
> To: hosta-open@mallorn.com
> Subject: Re: hosta-open DIGEST V1 #722
> Date: Friday, February 04, 2000 7:38 AM
> Hi Norm,  I understand the bloom before leaves is a case of dormancy just
> before bloom the previous year.  Your seedling must have wanted to bloom and
> didn't get the chance.
> I don't think anyone understands the corkscrew thing.  I have had that also.
> I have also had the fasciated scapes on streaked neat splash but seedlings
> looked the same as usual.
> Best Regards, Beth
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@mallorn.com with the

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index