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Please define the term "Band" for roses

Posted by Toolbelt68 none (My Page) on
Tue, Dec 3, 13 at 23:17

GardenWeb Glossary of Botanical Terms �
Search results for: �band yielded the following:

elater
field strip cropping
lawn edging
press straps (syn. web straps)
strip cropping

That all they list for the term "band" so my question is: What are you folks talking about when you use the term band to describe new plants?

Thanks


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RE: Please define the term "Band" for roses

Hi Toolbelt, its the pot size. A band pot is used to root rose stem cuttings. The "pot" is a rectangular, plastic sleeve. The rooted cutting is one stem, generally the size of a pencil. Some vendors supply slightly larger cuttings. The positive is... low shipping cost and a wide variety of roses available.


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RE: Please define the term "Band" for roses

Thank you very much. A pot!! That is the very last thing I would have though it meant!!! Oh well, now I know..... as I go off mumbling to myself.... :-)))


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