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Some twisty bits
« on: February 03, 2007, 17:28:52 »
Here are a couple of twisted plants

Clivia miniata 'Twisted Sister'
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Re: Some twisty bits
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2007, 20:23:32 »
In my experience, the wrinkles are normally a sign of a broaf leaf and is caused by the base not wide enough to accomodate the widthe of the new leaves coming through. Sometimes it improves as the plant gets older.
As far as i know the Chinese like this and many Chinese plants has this 'problem'
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Re: Some twisty bits
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2007, 23:19:32 »
... Sometimes it improves as the plant gets older.
As far as i know the Chinese like this and many Chinese plants has this 'problem'

I hope this 'problem' does not improve, I love the look of these plants
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Re: Some twisty bits
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2007, 15:16:53 »
I think these are stunning! I also hope they keep on growing just the
way they do not i.e. "twisted"!

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Re: Some twisty bits
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2007, 07:21:18 »
Oh, that is nice, I saw one a the flower market in Nice 2 weeks ago, and they wanted 145 Euro for it
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Re: Some twisty bits
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2007, 07:51:46 »
Stnning, I bought one in Europe a week ago
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Re: Some twisty bits
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2007, 15:51:59 »
Very nice, I love these
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Re: Some twisty bits
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2007, 23:47:28 »
Is the one you showed me yesterday with the 2 crowns one of these?
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Re: Some twisty bits
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2007, 15:48:35 »
A while back I was asked if this trait is transferred to seedlings, at that time I was not sure as a batch of seedlings I had planted got destroyed by Lily borers, I managed to save one seedling, but for a year and a half it looked normal, then a year ago it stater twisting, and it does seem that it is an inhertitable trait. If used as the seed parent anyway.

The photo below is a crossing of Gideon's Twisted Sister and a Bertie's Bronze, it is now about 2 and a half years old
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BTW. the plant will be with Gideon tomorrow, maybe he will take a pic of the mother and baby together.
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Re: Some twisty bits
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2007, 15:53:32 »
That is very nice, great bit of info, it is nice to know that. Are you sending this one to be sold too? I don't recall seeing it on your list?

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« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2007, 15:55:23 »
That is very nice, great bit of info, it is nice to know that. Are you sending this one to be sold too? I don't recall seeing it on your list?

Yes it is to be sold too, I forgot to put it on the list
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Re: Some twisty bits
« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2007, 15:58:54 »
For sale?  What list?  Have I missed something?  I would try to hide the desperation in this communication but what would be the point amongst all my fellow clivia addicts?
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Re: Some twisty bits
« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2007, 19:10:09 »
...BTW. the plant will be with Gideon tomorrow, maybe he will take a pic of the mother and baby together.

As requested, 'Twisted Sister' behind and seedling in front
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While photgraphing it I found an offset...also twisted
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Re: Some twisty bits
« Reply #13 on: May 09, 2007, 19:20:17 »
Great, thank you, they look great...and similar
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« Reply #14 on: May 09, 2007, 19:23:12 »
For sale?  What list?  Have I missed something?  I would try to hide the desperation in this communication but what would be the point amongst all my fellow clivia addicts?

Hi Leisl, this was a small list of plants and seedlings which my sister is selling, and I had promised first choice to a few 'old customers', I will post the rest when I know what is left
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