Re: Descaisnea was Re: [gardeners] Seeds

Cheryl & Erich Schaefer (
Thu, 15 Jan 1998 23:12:41 -0500 (EST)

>On Thu, 15 Jan 1998, Liz Albrook wrote:
>> Kay Lancaster <> wrote:
>> > Since Arnold Arboretum is especially rich in
>> > Chinese species, you might want to inquire there.  And if they send
>> > you too many seeds, you might want to spread the germplasm around to
>> > increase the chances of success.  ;-)
>> There's nothing quite like good old fashioned gardener's greed.  :-)
>Absolutely!  (and you don't want to invite a bunch of taxonomists
>to a botanical garden growing any "good stuff")  ;-)

After reading Tom's description of how to germinate the seed, I 'm
sceptical about my chances of success, but I will certainly share the seed
if I'm fortunate enough to get it. And I'll certainly check it out with the
Arnold Arboretum, but what about the spelling?