[NAFEX] seabuckthorn seeds?

miekal and dtv at mwt.net
Sat Jun 14 12:13:39 EDT 2003


We get about 35 inches/year in WI, but I image that compared to 
Georgia, 35" would not be considered a wetter soil...  mIEKAL

On Saturday, June 14, 2003, at 09:04 AM, Lon J. Rombough wrote:

>    I have a set of papers from an international symposium on Sea 
> Buckthorn and according to the papes, much ofthe species is native to 
> climates with cold winters and dry soils.  However, there are some 
> that come from wetter areas and can tolerate, warmer climates and 
> wetter soils than the rest of the species.  The trick is being able to 
> get some of that material - you'd pretty much have to set up an 
> expedition to collect it yourself.
> -Lon Rombough
>
> >===== Original Message From North American Fruit Explorers
> <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org> =====
> >I can tell you that it is not invasive in Georgia.
> >All of my plants died.
> >I'm not sure why. Most people here think it was either
> >the clay soil We have here or
> >the it was watered to much (which again may be an
> >issue with the clay).
> My experience here in southern west-central KY was similar.  A 
> Canadian friend
> sent some plants, but none lasted an entire growing season.
>
> Lucky
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