First Strep Flowers from Seed - I'm Happy!!

aachenelf z5 MplsJune 11, 2004

This really surprised me. I did my first strep cross last December, planted the seed 2/10, they germinated 2/21. Today, I noticed my first buds popping out. I've grown strep from seed before, but never had them flower this quickly. Is this the norm?

Kevin

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robitaillenancy1(zone 5)

That's very good. Streps do reproduce much faster than AVs. We 're so used to waiting forever for AVs that streps seem to grow very fast.

Nancy

    Bookmark   June 11, 2004 at 5:45PM
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larry_b(Zone5/CO)

Hi Kevin,

Congratulations are in order. I think it is really fun to grow plants from seeds and watch them mature. Good work.

Larry

    Bookmark   June 12, 2004 at 5:36PM
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dbarron(z7_Arkansas)

Kevin, where are the pictures of your children (the Strep kind) ? :)

    Bookmark   June 14, 2004 at 7:07AM
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