Return to the Rose Exhibiting Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Verification of Stem on stem

Posted by anntn6b z6b TN (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 11, 05 at 17:04

From the summer '05 Buckeye Newletter there's an interesting comment on DQ's based on Stem on Stem in Dr. Jim Hering's column.

Here is a link that might be useful: Buckeye newsletter


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Verification of Stem on stem

D/Qing for stem-on-stem has always been a rule that I have never quite understood -- maybe we have some finer minds than mine that can answer this.

My feeling is the we judge from the top of the vase up. Who cares if there is a dogleg -- way down below.

Because we allow wedging and don't allow stem-on-stems, many times a rose with a short stem is wedged at the very top of the vase with very little stem underwater. And what happens -- after a few hours (sometimes before the queen is judged) the rose wilts.

Also - some shows have milk-glass vases or even amber beer bottles.

Seems like negative judgeing to me.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Rose Exhibiting Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here