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mark smyth

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white lime sport
« on: August 12, 2014, 06:39:56 PM »
Last Friday I found a lime tree, Tilia sp., that had several white stemmed white leaved twigs
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Re: white lime sport
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2014, 06:52:52 PM »
They really are whiter than white, eh?  The tiny green parts look "pixelated"  ;)

Attached to the parent tree such sprigs might survive a while but you couldn't root cuttings, could you, because they couldn't photosynthesize  ?
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