[nafex] Dios Virginiana

Helga and Bert Dunn helbert at idirect.com
Wed Mar 21 12:58:08 EST 2001


Correct Lucky- sorry I get lazy typing two fingers.
These are F2 seeds from Nafex distribution programme about 1992. A number of
members said they'd never grow in zone 4b. Some of my trees  are 14' high
and been through 8/9 Ontario winters
Cheers             Bert
Bert Dunn   RR4 Tottenham   Ont    zone 4b
www.hardygrapes.tottenham.on.ca

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 1:01 PM
Subject: Re: [nafex] Dios Virginiana


> At 12:43 PM 03/21/2001 -0500, Don wrote:
> >     What in heaven's name is Dios Virginiana?  Am I the only one who
> >doesn't know?  Literally translated from the ancient Latino, it would
> >mean "God of Virginia".  I thought that was our governor, James Gilmore.
>
> Don, I'm pretty sure it was meant as an abbreviation of Diospyros
> virginiana - the American persimmon - fruit of the gods, from VA.
>



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