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'Gourmet Popcorn' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 77-290
most recent 22 MAR 14 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 22 MAR 14 by WarGar
We bought several varieties of mini roses last summer (2013) and kept them in 2 gallon containers throughout the harsh winter - a number of days below freezing, unusual for our area (N. Alabama). They got regular water but no protection. As of March 2014, all three copies of Gourmet Popcorn did great and are leafing out beautifully, whereas some of the other mini varieties died or had so much frost damage I don't know if they'll recover (4 copies of Daddy's Little Girl were a complete loss). So I'm not sure Gourmet Popcorn needs a lot of frost protection! I just planted it in the ground in front of my front porch.
Update Sept. 30, 2016: Gourmet Popcorn is still doing well despite not getting as much sun as it should. it is still a healthy plant but doesn't bloom as much as it I believe it would in a sunnier location.
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Discussion id : 67-958
most recent 2 NOV 12 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 2 NOV 12 by Unregistered Guest
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Discussion id : 55-073
most recent 11 JUN 11 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 11 JUN 11 by Arnold
Hi,

The blood line of sports are not correct. The sport should have the same pedigree as the original variety Popcorn, that is 50% of each parent, and not 25%.
That's just due to the fact the sport is considered as a new generation, which it is not.

Thank you all for the great job you are doing here for our pleasure and interest.
Kindly

Arnold
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Reply #1 of 1 posted 11 JUN 11 by HMF Admin
Thank you for bringing this to our attention. An interesting point.
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Discussion id : 36-330
most recent 13 MAY 09 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 13 MAY 09 by Chris
only my Canadian Explorer roses had less dieback this harsh 5b winter. lst year in the ground and ready to take on the world. incredibly tough. chris in ct.
in 2014 many roses did poorly here ,due to a sudden temp drop in november,,,,,
rugosas died way back,,,,Gourmet Poporn did not care at all!
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