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From: Tony Avent <tony at PLANTDELIGHTS.COM>
Subject: Re: Black Jack (was Arisaema hardiness)
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A. 'Black Jack' is a clone from a population of similar plants, so it
may indeed be simply self-sterile.

Tony Avent
Plant Delights Nursery @
Juniper Level Botanic Garden
9241 Sauls Road
Raleigh, North Carolina  27603  USA
Minimum Winter Temps 0-5 F
Maximum Summer Temps 95-105F
USDA Hardiness Zone 7b
email tony at
phone 919 772-4794
fax  919 772-4752
"I consider every plant hardy until I have killed it least th=ree times" - Avent

Jim McClements, Dover, DE z6 wrote:
> In a message dated 5/22/07 5:47:28 PM, tony at PLANTDELIGHTS.COM writes:
>> I haven't checked the chromosome #, but there's something strange goin=g
>> on.  I've never had one to set seed.
> Tony
> If these all arose from one plant, which I think is what you've said,
> then they might well be a self-sterile clone. Was Bob McCartney's
> plant one of many or all from one original?
> Have you tried crossing with another triphyllum? Hard to do if they
> flower so far apart. When mine flower I may give it a shot with
> stewardsonii, which flowers very late. That could  result in some
> interesting offpring.
> Jim
> Jim McClements
> 50 S. Prestwick Ct.
> Dover, Delaware 19904, USA
> Zone 7a
> 302-734-2836
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