[NAFEX] Paw Paw seedlings

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 09:19:18 EDT 2009


They're getting a big of shade, more than a half day of full sun.
I've never been able to keep a persimmon alive here, do the leaves
have a similar shape?  Photos on the way in the next couple days.  The
difference in size & vigor is striking.

~mIEKAL

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 7:29 AM, <Jwlehman at aol.com> wrote:
> In a message dated 6/9/2009 4:38:41 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu writes:
>
> I see lots of new growth on young persimmons that has a ruddy to
> purplish cast - I can't recall noticing that feature on brand-new 1st
> year seedlings - but, maybe you got a couple of persimmon seeds in the mix
>
> ?
>
>
> I agree with Lucky. I've not seen pawpaw seedlings, have many, with a
> reddish tint. Persimmon yes and often. That reddish blush goes away when the
> leaves mature. Are the pawpaw seedlings shaded?  I'd like to see a picture,
> close-up. Are they shaded?
>
> Jerry



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