Re: Thoughts on hybridizing (part 1)
- Subject: Re: [IGSROBIN] Thoughts on hybridizing (part 1)
- From: Brian Roth <sevenmi@DNC.NET>
- Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 22:03:08 -0700
Good timing, you just saved a couple of seedlings from an early death!
Roth, Barry wrote:
> The first year the seedlings tend to grow straight up with very little
> lateral branching (although plants that are going to be good self-branchers
> may show some side growth). Do not pinch the lead bud - that will only
> delay flowering. Let the plant grow up until it makes an odd sort of split,
> one side of which becomes the peduncle of the first flower head.
> Barry Roth