Some yearlings...

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Some yearlings...

Postby Pieter » Apr 28, 2019 9:28 pm

..those would be last year's seedlings of course.

This is a 'Hacksaw' OP seedling that I call 'Blue Me Away'. What can I say, it was a very windy day and I was blown away by the size of the darned thing, it's a whopper given its lineage.
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This was the surprise of the season for me, a seedling out of 'Sea Octopus' OP that came back up with 5 shoots! I call it 'Octopus' Garden'
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Here another 'Hacksaw' OP seedling, which I call 'Yella Fella'!
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Re: Some yearlings...

Postby waldo » Apr 30, 2019 7:02 am

Very nice especially 'Sea Octopus'.
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Re: Some yearlings...

Postby Tigger » May 08, 2019 4:21 pm

They're fun. I'm reluctant to attach real names to seedlings until they're actually in the garden for further evaluation, but I do put shorthand abbreviations on them, based on parentage. And then I might make up names based on the abbreviations. (For instance, my crosses of Lightning Flash with Ringtail sown in 2016 are LFRT16-1, -2, etc. The best of those so far I'm calling Laff Riot.

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Re: Some yearlings...

Postby Pieter » Jul 17, 2019 9:16 pm

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Took a picture of 'Octopus' Garden' a few days ago and I'm starting to think that I may have its lineage incorrect. The more I look at it the more I think this is a 'Hacksaw' seedling, it reminds me in many ways of a 'Hacksaw' seedling I call 'Tousled Hair', pictured below.
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To top it all off I'm inclined to say the parentage of 'Blue Me Away' is actually 'Sea Octopus'...
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These mix ups find their cause in how I sow the seeds out of their pods and it's more then likely that one or more seeds found their way into the wrong pot by accident...Guess I'll have to change my ways next time I grow seeds....
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