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Krause, Max
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Rose breeder   Listing last updated on 23 Jun 2024.
Hasloh, Schleswig-Holstein
[From] Max Krause (1880 Nordhausen - August 8, 1937) established 1913 a nursery in Witley, Surrey, England together with Wilhelm Kordes. From 1914-1919 they were interned on the Knockaole Camp on the Isle of Man as enemy foreigners. After the War he established a nursery in Alvesloh, Holstein, Germany, later moved to Hasloh.

[From Die Gartenwelt, 1937:] Max Krause - Hasloh. On Sunday evening, August 8, died suddenly in Hasloh the well-known gardener and rose breeder Max Krause...Born in Nordhausen...Max Krause learned the trade in the nursery of Hesse in Blankenburg...

[From 12. Internationaler Gartenbau-Kongress, 1938, p. 205:] The late Max Krause had since some years crossed with some rust-free OGRs. The first result of this work is to be commercilaized next year. He found out correctly that the hardy and floriferous Centifolias are only missing bright red colours.

[From The Rose Annual, 1959, p. 34:] [Wilhelm Kordes says] When Max and I came home after the First World War we both started with macrantha 'Daisy Hill', and raised a lot of seedlings. The seed of macrantha germinates badly, so after some years we only used it as the pollen parent
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