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RE: hybridizing question

At 07:23 AM 10/21/98 -0400, you wrote:
>I've had the same experience with H. 'Sum and Substance' (and its
>sports). The best I've done on two of my plants was 50% of seeds set by
>controlled cross. I was bringing those plants to work with me and I
>would pollenate at lunch time, around 11:00 am. The ones I pollenated
>earlier I had less luck with. Maybe the percentage would go up if I
>pollenated later? I'll try that next year. What time do other
>hybridizers pollenate and how successful are they with setting seed?
>Norm Lesch
>Manchester, MD
>>From: 	Jorg[SMTP:rebel01@starnetinc.com]
>>Sent: 	Tuesday, October 20, 1998 2:18 PM
>>To: 	hosta-open@mallorn.com
>>Subject: 	Re: hybridizing question
>>	Sum & Sub. gives a wide variety of seedling size, leaf shape, and 
>>color.  No one is sure what it's parentage is as it is listed as 2 Aden 
>>numbered plants crossed.  I have used it many times selfing, OP, and as 
>>a pod parent for other crosses.  For some reason when I try to pollinate 
>>it, I don't get a lot of pod set.  I usually make my crosses in early 
>>morning, and maybe it doesn't accept pollen until later, and the bees 
>>are active all day.  When I let the bees do it, they get better pod set, 
>>but I don't know Papa.  Anyway the pods that set are usually full of 
>>viable seed.  It is an interesting pod parent though.
>>Tom Micheletti
>>The Hosta Patch
>>Deer Park, IL
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>i have some very interesting plants fm sum and sub open pollinated, if
interested ill send pics indianabob

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