[NAFEX] trailing berries
ernestplutko at wiktel.com
Thu Apr 16 18:36:24 EDT 2009
Could be. I'm not at all inflexible. What is your definitions of
recumbent and trailing. I did originally call my black raspberries
recumbent when I talked to people here.
---- Original Message ----
From: aleguy33 at yahoo.com
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] trailing berries
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2009 12:24:48 -0700 (PDT)
>While I have never seen a Rubus grow as you describe, I would
>consider that a recumbant plant rather than a trailing one.
>From: Melissa Kacalanos <mijwiz at yahoo.com>
>To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Sent: Thursday, April 16, 2009 9:22:36 AM
>Subject: Re: [NAFEX] trailing berries
>I don't know what y'all are calling trailing, but there are some
>blackberries (not raspberries) growing wild here in central NY that
>have a growth habit almost like slightly taller strawberries. They're
>maybe a foot tall, and grow in an ankle-tripping mat. Now that's what
>I call trailing. They're sour and not particularly good, but then
>again they're growing in shade, so maybe they're not at their best.
>I thought that for black raspberries, canes growing up, over, and
>down, and rooting at the tips, was just the normal way they grow.
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