Seed Exchange 13 now open for orders

Jan Jeddeloh via pbs
Fri, 16 Jun 2023 19:53:04 PDT
Hold yer horses.  I’m having trouble getting it posted.

> On Jun 16, 2023, at 7:46 PM, Paul Machado via pbs <> wrote:
> Hi Jan,
> Where is the SX13 list?
> Thanks,
> Paul
> On Fri, Jun 16, 2023 at 7:28 PM Jan Jeddeloh via pbs <
>> wrote:
>> Seed Exchange 13 is now open for orders until June 20 at 5pm PDT. You must
>> be a paid up PBS member to order seed. Non-members may not order seed.
>> Members in arrears for past SX/BX may not order seed.  I check.
>> This list includes our final offering of seeds from Mauro Peixoto’s Brazil
>> Plants.  Most of this seed is in very short supply, in many cases I was
>> only able to divide the seed into two or three packets. I try to allocate
>> this seed fairly.   I will do a separate posting of notes sent to me by
>> some donors, particularly Michael Mace our moraea donor. This information
>> was too much to include on the spreadsheet.  I advise a least skimming the
>> notes to see if there is additional information about the seed you are
>> ordering.
>> Some donors have large collections of a specific genus.  Unless stated
>> that the seed is hand pollinated (HP) you should assume there is a
>> possibility of hybridization.
>> I will randomize the order and then fill one or two requests per person.
>> After filling everyone’s top requests I will then go back through the
>> orders and fill the rest of the requests.  This gives more people a chance
>> to get some of the rarer seed and prevents the top few from getting it
>> all.
>> Any order submitted by the deadline has an equal chance of being filled
>> first. All orders should be submitted to <mailto:
>>> with “SX 13” in the subject line.  Do not post your
>> orders to the list!
>> The packet labels do not include additional information such as color,
>> parents etc.  You’ll need to transfer that information from the list.
>> Donor information is also available from the list.  In most cases the list
>> now includes the number of packets available and if extra seed is available
>> to make additional packets.
>> Rules for ordering
>> Your name, address, and email should be listed first on your order.  Give
>> your address just like you would on an envelope. Don’t string it across a
>> line; I can’t tell what goes on what line. This is particularly important
>> for foreign addresses.
>> For example:
>> Sue Bulbcrazy
>> 2654 Bulbnut Ln
>> Bulbnutsville, OR 92013
>> <>
>> Seed is $2 per packet.  Your bill will reflect postage credit for any
>> previous SX submissions.  Domestic postage will be charged at $4 per
>> order.  All previous orders shipped for under $4 to slightly over $4 per
>> padded envelope so I am standardizing postage at $4 per envelope for all
>> domestic orders.  The extra over the postage costs will help pay for the
>> mailing envelopes. Foreign orders will be charged at cost.  You will
>> receive a bill in your envelope which you can pay online at
>> List your 15 first choices vertically in numeric order. For example:
>> 13 Narcissus bulbocodium
>> 14 Narcissus cantabricus
>> 15 Romulea rosea
>> I must have both the seed number and name!
>> Unless you tell me differently I will assume you’ll accept seed from a
>> different donor if seed from your first choice donor is sold out.
>> List your alternates in order of preference.  You can also include notes
>> to help me pull seeds that will make you happy.  For example; “any
>> gladiolus seed ok as alternate”.  If you don’t list alternates I will only
>> send the first choices I have available. I am not limiting people to 15
>> packets but if you want extras I will process the amount in excess of 15
>> packets after I am done filling the other orders.
>> No seed orders from countries that require a phytosanitary certificate.
>> New Zealand orders are at your own risk for postage costs.  As best I can
>> tell my last order to New Zealand did not get through.
>> It is important to follow the ordering rules.  Orders that don’t, and
>> drive me crazy trying to fill them, may be put at the bottom of the stack!
>> Don’t make me do that.
>> Contact me with any questions about the SX procedure, but not about the
>> offerings, at <>.
>> Questions about germination or the suitability of the seed for your climate
>> should be posted on the forum.
>> Now to remember how to actually post the seed list.
>> Jan
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