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Velox: A New Plant is Born
Hybrids that result from crossing species within the sameSuch hybrids normally do not survive in nature because the resulting plants are sterile.Sterility results from the fact that the parent plants each have a different number of genes.With human intervention,...
California
El Segundo
Edges, Chicken Fat, and Eyes; Oh My!
This wonderful flower is none other than the wonderful daylily. Daylilies love compost and this is the only thing that I give my daylilies to feed them. What is not said in these auctions is that the seeds will never grow into the same plant as the mother...
California
El Segundo
Alocasia hypnosa - an enigma waiting to be solved
Not only is this plant much easier to grow than I had thought, but it had several very intriguing characteristics. One look at them and I felt that I had something new, so with anxious anticipation, I potted them up and waited for the day when leaves...
California
El Segundo
Ralph Moore ~ Father of the Modern Miniature Rose
On January 14, 2007, he celebrated his 100th birthday at the Visalia Convention Center where he received awards from thealong with a flag that was flown over the United States Capitol on January 8, 2007A metal sculpture of roses climbing an arbor will...
California
El Segundo
Caladium hybridizing - Making your own unique plant creation
Well, even though Caladiums have been hybridized for over 100 years, you can still come up with some that are your own unique creations. I recommend using the clear plastic containers you sometimes get take-out food in, but make sure you punch holes in...
California
El Segundo
Alocasia Hybrids for the 21st Century - Breeding for the Holy Grail
Meanwhile, the work continues because, as anyone who hybridizes knows, the most diversity comes in the F2 generation, not the F1. I do know that when I've succeeded in blooming a Robusta, the plant was not as large as some of these have been when they...
California
El Segundo
Thai Caladiums - Will they rock the Caladium world?
As a hybridizer myself, I'd love to know what parent(s) the Thai breeders used to come up with this plant and others like it. For those of us who fancy Caladiums, and who are accustomed to the types we see in the big box stores, seeing a plant like the...
California
El Segundo
Passionflowers hybridization
Hybridization is a rather easy thing, which will be performed by any gardener with some patience and a few different species ; the more species you have the morehybrids you can create.
California
El Segundo
The Story of Iris Part 10 - Breeding Iris
Looking into the linage of any iris will give you a better idea who they are and what they can give the iris world.No one can tell you when you have an iris ready for the market. It is the wonder and spell casting power in the first bud of a plant you...
California
El Segundo
Hybrid Bluegrass Information – Types Of Hybrid Bluegrass For Lawns
Read on for hybrid bluegrass information.In the 1990s, Kentucky bluegrass and Texas bluegrass were crossed to create a hybrid bluegrass seed. Areas that are used frequently and are damaged regularly will benefit from a good stand of hybrid bluegrass..
Ohio
Willoughby
Luther Burbank: Wizard of Horticulture
He was an experimenter whose great virtue was persistence; he was willing to make thousands of crosses until he saw the results he wanted. He planted the seeds, which produced 23 seedlings, and two of these had a fine-grained white flesh.
California
El Segundo
Sean McCann: A Rosarian
I told Sean that I had come to meet him and he seemed genuinely touched to hear me say that.A river boat cruise was offered at the conference and Sean and I both attended. When I entered the banquet room, the only available seat was at a table near the...
California
El Segundo
My start with Alocasia hybrids - Alocasia x portora
For additional information about this hybrid, click on So I conceived the idea of trying to produce new and exotic plants via hybridization. The plant that was eventually put into tissue culture (not by me, nor was it my selection, though) was one of...
California
El Segundo
Amaryllis Adventure: Colorful Surprises Grown from Seed
Most likely, they are self-pollinated.You can deliberately make a self-pollinated cross, of course, bydabbing the flower's stamen with pollen from the same bloom.Why would you want to cross a bloom with itself?
California
El Segundo
Corn Detasseling: Understanding the Basics
As annoying as those silks may be on the sweet corn you are eating, they play an integral role in forming the kernels you are enjoying, slathered in butter. In this day of chemical treatments and automated and mechanical advances, it may seem odd that...
California
El Segundo
Watermelon, Citrullus lanatus ~ Nutrition & Growing Tips
A one cup serving is only 46 calories.watermelon is fat-free and has no cholesterol. Trickle lines are flat and run the length of the rows. 5, 2008., Virginia Cooperative Extension.
California
El Segundo
Hybridizing Daylilies- Child\'s Play
If you have patience, you can fill your gardens with great daylilies at very little cost. Your first daylily hybrids probably won?t be $300 daylilies that appeal to serious collectors and hybridizers.
California
El Segundo
Not Your Grandma\'s Poinsettias! Luscious Hybrids Take Center Stage
To learn how to grow poinsettias outdoors in your landscape,Images of 'Plum Pudding', 'Prestige', 'Marble Star', 'White Christmas', and 'Da Vinci' from University of Florida Extension
California
El Segundo
Mendel and His Peas
Smooth pea parents always had smooth pea offspring. The offspring looked completely wrinkled. Let me explain. It turns out that pea plants have very simple DNA, only 14 pairs of chromosomes, but that's not why Mendel chose to study peas.
California
El Segundo
Hybrid Palms
This forced 'evolution' or genetic engineering can result in the creation of many wanted 'cultivars' that are not a result of actual hybridization (the mixing of genetic material from different species).is predictably, a bit more straightforward and has...
California
El Segundo
Cajun Hibiscus at Dupont Nursery
It is estimated that somewhere between 1,500-3,000 seeds are gathered per year. Mr. Dupont, along with a Jesuit priest, Robert Gerlich, whom he met in 1998, works on hybridizing many plants a year.
California
El Segundo
In 1492 Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue: The Columbian Exchange
It's much shorter to hop between the continents at the poles.(came from Brazil, raised in European greenhouses, wound up in Hawaii.)A closer look at where familiar foods and items originated reveals some interesting details.
California
El Segundo
Joy of Sex-ual Reproduction, or Why Plants Don\'t Look Just Like their Parents
For us, home gardeners, it can be frustrating or hard to understand the process and why the plants from the seeds we saved don't look just like the plants they came from.The plant you wanted to replicate by saving its seeds represents only half the story.
California
El Segundo
Exciting Diascia Varieties You\'ll \
From Holland we also have the Picadilly series, which were hybridized by Stemkens in 2007, and include lilac and blue (D. I had been growing Diascia. I also deeply appreciate the permission of Ball Horticultural Company to use their copyrighted images...
California
El Segundo
What Is Hybridization: Information About Hybrid Plants
The cockapoo is a hybrid dog, with traits from both parents., for example. Each parent contributes a possible trait for the offspring to show, but the final product can be random within certain guidelines.For instance, if you breed a male cocker spaniel...
Ohio
Willoughby
Italian Farm Trucks
The handlebar and seat of the scooter are enclosed in a little cabin, and the truck bed behind is about three feet by four feet. These Ape are by far the most common type of agricultural truck in all of Italy.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
My Farm Truck
The clutch cable snapped, leaving me two miles from home with a bunch of concrete and a broken scooter. He didn't even want me to unload the sacks, and proceeded to thread and connect a new clutch cable.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Introduction to Aloe Hybrids
Below are some shots of the commonly used parents in these smaller hybrids:Some of the more well-known collections of hybrids come from Rancho Soledad Nursery and their tissue culture company (Rancho Tissue Technologies) and was run at least in part by...
California
El Segundo
List of Hybrid Plants
Lilies are likely to develop leaf scorch from the fluoride found in most growing mediums. Hybrids are favored for greater disease resistance, more vigorous growth, earlier maturity, higher quality of vegetables, better uniformity and improved flavor.Hybrid...
California
Santa Monica