Hybridizing

Discussion by daffodil hybridzers around the world, about daffodil fertility and breeding programs accompanied with many photos of seedlings.

Winter bulbocodiums

Tazettas and the jonquil/viridiflorus hybrids like protection, so for me winter is bulbocodium season. This one may have an intersectional bulbocodium hybrid as a pollen parent. This one is Gold…

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Storage humidity of Onions

June 4, 2019
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In Texas, Onions are the #1 farm commodity sold as far as total gross $ sales. Onions require ideal growing conditions as far as soil moisture, soil quality and soil…

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Rebloom in a paperwhite

A question put on Daffnet from Benjamin Whitacre about repeat flowering daffodils led to an interesting private correspondence. I have tried here to organise and add to my thoughts and…

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Storing/shipping Daffodil Blooms Minneapolis 2019

May 11, 2019
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For those of you who missed a really great ADS convention! There was a really good discussion of using refrigeration for storing cut daffodil blooms for up to three weeks.…

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20 years wait

Thanks everyone for the photos and reports and congratulations to John Reed. Way back in 1999 some N. broussonetii seed generously sent to me by Harold Koopowitz was sown. Now,…

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Seedling

April 24, 2019
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My friend Gerhard Kleinhans found this daffodil in his field and says it is a native seedling. He asked me if similar varieties exist. I am no specialist for double…

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