have: lots of fresh brug cuttings for mtps

tngreenthumb(z6 TN)October 13, 2006

Looks like the freakishly heavy first frost last night did them in. I'll be pruning back and bringing some hardwood cuttings to the swap from the following plants.

Becca Lynn

Texas Pink

Maya (limited)

Grand Marnier Pink

Versicolor orange (limited)

I will also have some seeds from a Versicolor orange x Unknown if you feel lucky.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
daisydo(6 TN)

The extra heavy frost also got my brugs in the midst of a flush. The leaves were frost bit. How can you tell how much to prune to make sure the cuttings are viable. I also want to have some to bring, but don't want to offer any that are damaged. Never had this to happen before. I always took my cuttings before frost hit them.

    Bookmark   October 14, 2006 at 10:44PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mari5us(z6a/b TN)

Hi Joe,
I hate to hear your brugs got frosted. were they full of blooms/buds? Also,When you take cuttings I would love to have some cuttings from your Maya and versicolor orange. Are you looking for anything in particular in trade?
Thank you.

Also Daisydo-- which brugs do you grow and what would you like in trade?


    Bookmark   October 15, 2006 at 1:34PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tngreenthumb(z6 TN)

daisydo: Just feel of the limbs. If they are mushy, or the bark is loose, then go lower. Most of the hardwood should be fine. Once you get started you can pretty easily tell what's good and what isn't.

marianne: Of course they were full of blooms/buds. Isn't that always the case? I had easily a hundred blooms open that night and hundreds more buds in various stages of development. So sad....

Ah well.....swap fodder!

    Bookmark   October 16, 2006 at 10:52AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
WANTED: Wanting Bigroot Geranium
Hi All, Wondering if anyone has some bigroot geranium...
HAVE: Have extra Castor bean plants if anyone wants them
I just thinned out one of my beds and have many extra...
have: have : fall 2010 etps karen's list
Hi all. I haven't gotten much of my list together yet...
WANTED: Buddleia alternifolia
Looking for cuttings or a plant in the Middle TN Area....
WANTED: Need fresh bay leaves
Dear fellow gardeners, I am going to post this in several...
Sponsored Products
United Weavers Jove Cream 5 ft. 3 in. x 7 ft. 2 in. Area Rug 540 00990 58
$99.97 | Home Depot
Rizzy Home Gray and Mustard Embroidered Decorative Throw Pillow - TYL018
$40.00 | Hayneedle
Dusk Blue Anya Table Lamp
Lamps Plus
Malibu 48" Bathroom Vanity Set by Wyndham Collection - Gray Oak Finish with Whit
Modern Bathroom
Lotus Butterfly Bedroom Tiffany Floor Lamp
Area Rug: Tepper Jackson Winter White 3' 3" x 5' 3"
Home Depot
Safavieh Lyndhurst Collection Traditional Ivory/ Ivory Runner (2'3 x 22')
Baxley Pendant
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™