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'Alba Maxima' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 95-720
most recent 13 NOV 16 SHOW ALL
Initial post 3 NOV 16 by Andrew from Dolton
A lot of people in U.S.A. seem to want to grow this rose. Whilst I think it would be illegal to post cuttings I do have a small amount of seed if anyone is interested.
Reply #1 of 5 posted 4 NOV 16 by Jay-Jay
From the seeds another roses would emerge... And not Alba Maxima itself.
Reply #2 of 5 posted 4 NOV 16 by Andrew from Dolton
Oh that's a shame, never mind I might sow some myself and see what appears. The plant I got the seeds from grows in an old garden and has grown up five metres into a tree.
Reply #3 of 5 posted 4 NOV 16 by Jay-Jay
Be aware Andrew...
You might get addicted to that process of sowing rose-seeds and become a breeder Yourself! ;-)
Please show us in the future some pictures of Your seedlings. Maybe in Your journal.
You did sow roses before this attempt? And You know that the seeds need some cold (two months in wet sand or in the hips in a plastic bag in the fridge) before sowing?
You can find enough info about that on HMF and the internet.
Good luck!
Reply #4 of 5 posted 13 NOV 16 by Andrew from Dolton
The seeds are stratifying in the fridge in between some salad and some cheese. Last year I grew R. multiflora 'Nana' and R. chinensis 'Minima' very easily from seed and I have just ordered R. sericea chrysocarpa. Thank you for your encouragement.
Reply #5 of 5 posted 13 NOV 16 by Jay-Jay
You're welcome... I was a bit joking, but I read between the lines, that You are experienced in growing new seedlings!
Good luck.
PS: When You sow seeds of R. chinensis 'Minima' and R. multiflora 'Nana'(which are crossings themselves), You'll get other roses than the hip-parent. They might look similar, but they differ genetically.
Only when cloning that rose by propagation (budding on rootstock or own root and or "in vitro") You'll get the same rose. (and even that's not completely for sure, for You might get a mutation = sport)
Discussion id : 11-511
most recent 8 MAR 06 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 8 MAR 06 by Azalea House Flowering Shrub Farm
Its interesting to me that in many historical gardens that have been badly maintained, then later restored, this is the survivor that is found most often.
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