Catching the frit eater

Russell Stafford, Odyssey Bulbs
Thu, 22 Apr 2010 16:53:21 PDT
In my nursery, Fritillaria caucasica seems to be the frit of choice 
for herbivores -- it will be reduced to stubs, whereas neighboring 
plants will be untouched.  I have always assumed rabbits were the 
culprit, but perhaps not....


At 12:20 PM 4/22/2010, you wrote:
>For the past two years my bulb collection has been ravaged by an
>animal that crops off the flowering stems of Fritillaria,
>Ornithogalum, Calochortus, and a few other genera, resulting in a
>loss of seed crops, not to mention extreme anger and frustration on
>the part of the gardener.

Russell Stafford
Odyssey Bulbs
PO Box 382
South Lancaster, MA  01561

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