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{Disarmed} Re: HYB: pod report

  • Subject: {Disarmed} Re: [iris-photos] HYB: pod report
  • From: "Riley Probst" rprobst02@earthlink.net
  • Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 16:05:56 -0500

Hello all,
After seeing the 3 pods (huge and healthy) I have a question.  I would like to know if the rest of you or any of you have the same problem that I do when I make 3 crosses on 1 plant.  It seems here in St. Louis the plant does not give but 1 increase if any if I have 3 pods.Some plants have slowly just died after I harvested the pods.  I  now only make 1 or 2 crosses per stalk. What have the rest of you noticed on your plants?
Shirley Trio 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2006 2:48 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] HYB: pod report

A while ago, when we were discussing pods, I posted this photo and guessed which of the 3 pods on the left would have seeds.  (All are bee pods.  The pod on the right is a planned cross.)  I guessed that the bottom pod might, that the middle pod would not, and that the top one would.
All three were empty.
I'd have lost money betting on that top bee pod, which was as round and smooth as the planned pod below it on the right.  So, as I said before, you can't be sure till you open them up.  --  Griff

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