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Wilf Hall Tazettas , early 2014

I  called  on  Wilf  Hall  late  last  week  ;  we had  a  few cold   days  and  I  wondered how  the  tazettas  and  the  grower  were  handling  the  abrupt  arrival…

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2014 Early Season Kiwi Doubles

We  are  having  a  cold  spell  currently  but  the  current  season  has  started  early  ,  thanks  to  a  very  warm  June  .The  N Z   weather  summary  for  June  was…

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Viridiflorus Seedlings .

John  Hunter  has a  host  of  viridiflorus  and  Emerald  Sea  seedlings  flowering  in  Nelson  ,  mid  winter  here  but  they  have  been  giving  tall  ,  strong  growing  and  fragrant  flowers…

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Early .Season Whites

The  first  cold  snap  for  the  Kiwi winter  is  covering  the  country  but  a  few  nice  flowers  are  slowly  opening . John  Hunter  has  bred  an  excellent  line  of  very…

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More early multiheads .

The  market  season  here  starts  with  the  early  tazettas  ,  paperwhites    and  other  forms  of  these  very  fragrant  multis  .  The  newer  forms  ,  the  superb  Tahi  and Toru…

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John Hunter Viridiflorus Seedlings .

It  is  still  very  early  in  the  Kiwi  season  but  several  growers  have  a  range  of  Daffs    showing  their  noses  and  flowering  .Northern  growers  may  relate  to  the  earliness…

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