Dianne Kaines, Galanthus virus

Peter Taggart petersirises@gmail.com
Fri, 29 Jul 2011 13:25:50 PDT
Thankyou Alberto,
 but I don't rate myself so highly, I know of many better bulb growers than
myself, though the diversity of what I attempt to grow is larger than for
Apart from not wanting to loose them, I don't worry too much about virused
plants which die quickly. N Tete a Tete doesn't die -it carries on growing
and remains a source of infection for other daffodils which do die. It is a
lovely plant and it is good to hear that there is clean stock being
Peter (UK)

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 8:50 PM, Alberto Castillo <ezeizabotgard@hotmail.com
> wrote:

> " I weed it out whenever I can, in gardens I work in, and wont have it near
> my
> > own collections."
> Good to hear such advice from one of the top bulb growers in the world and
> not the false notion that bulb viruses are harmless. If I were to list the
> limiting factors for succesful bulb cultivation, viruses would be at the top
> of it.
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