nitwit botanical question

January 12, 2009
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Category: Growing Daffodils

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Well~ you get asked these questions and have an ‘uh…’ moment…
What is the sheath around the base of the leaves, at/around/above dirt level called?
It also seems to be somewhat cultivar distinctive -?
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One response to “nitwit botanical question”

  1. Marilyn Howe says:


    In a message dated 1/12/2009 5:33:58 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,  title= writes:

    Well~
    you get asked these questions and have an ‘uh…’  moment…

    What is the sheath around the base of the leaves, at/around/above dirt level called?

    The Leaf Sheath

    It also seems to be somewhat cultivar distinctive -?

    Yes, some are longer than others. It depends which species are involved in a particular hybrid.
    Marilynn Howe