Streptocarpus Dimetris

* FAQ    * Search    * Watermarks
 * Register   * Login 
It is currently Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:16 am

All times are UTC - 6 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Sun Apr 06, 2014 7:54 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Oct 08, 2012 12:09 pm
Posts: 341
This series contains a few short videos.


1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywSFrTUK-K8

2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOHfevmOCAQ

3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzlntxrxejE

4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JE5zMCKdYRY

5 htt ps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvFbAn6_I4M

6 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cD2HAp36_yY

In the last few years new hybrids have appeared that have broad leaves. Most of them (as far as I know) are Dimetris’s hybrids. Some of these hybrids’ leaves are also short and rounded, similar to AV. These hybrids bring new aesthetic value to the Streptocarpus in general. It is also very practical since they do not take as much space as older hybrids. Some of these varieties also have much larger blooms. (Here I can only talk about Dimetris hybrids, which reach up to 5” in diameter.)

I know that some people think that a Streptocarpus can bloom for only a few months and then it needs to be started again. Here I wanted to show how to take care of these types of hybrids, so that they please us with longer blooming life.
Broad-leafed hybrids should be grown as a single rosette. Otherwise two or more rosettes will compete with each other. The plant will look crowded and unpleasant. Eventually this plant will even stop blooming.

Among the hybrids with broad leaves you can find some that tend to grow a lot of extra rosettes, some that almost never do and everything in between. You can find examples of these in the Table/Catalog here. catalog-en/index.php under the “Main characteristics of the variety. “ There you will see column “# Ros” that shows the optimum number of rosettes for particular hybrids. Next column: “PhsCh” (physical characteristics) shows how prone the hybrid is to generating this extra rosette. For example, beautiful large hyper-double flowered DS-Elephant is prone to generate multiple rosettes. Other ones such as DS-Kalahari, DS-Tenderness and many other almost always produce one strong rosette. These types of hybrids have so called “Self-forming rosettes”. Please read the description of Self-forming rosette in Glossary here viewtopic.php?f=22&t=445

In this series of short videos I am showing how to take care of hybrids with broad leaves. Especially it is relevant to the ones that are prone to create sucker rosettes, like DS-Mysticism. I think that it is important to note that this feature can be beneficial when a grower needs quickly to produce many plants. These extra can be potted. If the rosette does not have roots, or the root system is small, they need to be put in the dome (see Glossary) after potting.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:04 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Feb 02, 2013 11:26 am
Posts: 99
Location: Virginia
Very educational videos!
Your plants are gorgeous!

_________________
Karen

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2015 6:34 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu May 14, 2015 4:39 pm
Posts: 19
Wow, those videos are hugely informative. Thank you so very much. Also, DS Africa doesn't look as dark in your last video as I thought it was - it is lovely. Really appreciate your sharing these with us. Will help me a lot when it's time for me to clean up plants or to repot them.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: -
PostPosted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:24 pm 
Online
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:56 am
Posts: 103
Location: Russia
You should give Guava Comb and Antiblink a try. Those are the only filters which can sometimes get rid of crosstalk problems like you’ve described.

Ah yes... This post was created with XRumer, most popular tool for auto-posting on forums and blogs.
XEvil 5.0 helps to bypass most of antibot-protections, it's can break all most popular captchas, such as ReCaptcha-2 and ReCaptcha-3 ;)
XEvil compatible with all known SEO-software: GSA, SERPParser, ZennoPoster, RankTracker, etc.
So if you want to promote your website fast and world-wide: XEvil is must-have tool in your arsenal ;)
http://XEvil.net/


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 7 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
cron