Basye's Legacy as seed parent problems

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Basye's Legacy as seed parent problems

Post: # 220Post Enrique
Wed Apr 24, 2002 1:00 am

It sheds pollen very early, even when it is an unopened flower. Today I made a few crosses with it, but I used flowers that were very tight in the bud stage, but would like to know if this maybe a problem. Is the flower mature enough to reproduce at the unopened bud stage?

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Re: Basye's Legacy as seed parent problems

Post: # 250Post kim rupert
Wed May 01, 2002 1:00 am

As we discussed in an earlier email, Legacy begins to shed its pollen VERY early in the bloom's development. Many seedlings using it as a seed parent, are selfs. Plus, you're going to find that it creates quite weak, little seedlings which do finally work out, but they're a mess to deal with intially. I've had much better success using it as a pollen parent.

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