winter expeiment

tommydee(7)February 16, 2009

i took clem i was growing out in a pot from last season. it was dr.rupple bicolor and put it under my lights i start seeds with.i wanted to see how it would grow if i pinched out all the growing tips.week 1

after six weeks

after the tips were pinched it seemed like two flower buds formed and two more leaves

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week 2 pinching out all growing tips

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tommydee(7)

sorry they are out of order but you get the idea

    Bookmark   February 16, 2009 at 5:42PM
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nckvilledudes(7a NC)

If you can get enough light out of your light source, it should work. I have quite a few clematis seedlings growing under a 4 ft. shop light.

    Bookmark   February 16, 2009 at 7:22PM
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karalyn(Z6 W. Boise)

Now you will have to climatize it when spring comes. Do you think that will be a problem. I'm always bad at climatizing seedlings or annuals or perennials. Not already growing plants.

Also, do you think that this will wear out Dr Rupple's blooming period?

    Bookmark   February 18, 2009 at 4:02PM
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