Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Defoliation of hydrangea: Chemical defoliation of hydrangea plants obtained rapidly and without injury to flower buds by prestorage treatment

Authors

Anton M. Kofranek
Andrew T. Leiser

Authors Affiliations

Anton M. Kofranek is Assistant Professor of Floriculture, University of California, Los Angeles; Andrew T. Leiser is Research Assistant in Floriculture, University of California, Los Angeles.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 11(8):12-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n08p12. August 1957.

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Abstract

Flower buds of the common hydrangea—Hydrangea hortensis—are initiated during summer or early fall, but a cold period of 6-8 weeks is required to condition the buds for subsequent flowering.

Kofranek A, Leiser A. 1957. Defoliation of hydrangea: Chemical defoliation of hydrangea plants obtained rapidly and without injury to flower buds by prestorage treatment. Hilgardia 11(8):12-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n08p12
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