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Many chrysanthemum cultivars grafted on one chrysanthemum tree, shown in an old painting from 14 century Japan

 

 

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Growing Chrysanthemums July Tasks For Southern California (Pat Johnston)

 

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King's Mums Taking Orders Now!!!

   
National Cherry Blossom Festival (Washington DC)
   

 

 

 

 

Nov. 3 & 4

Descanso Show

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Ron Hedin recommends making the last pinch on July 15 to make three strong stems.

 

 

Bonsai at the New York Botanical Garden

 
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California Poppy Festival (Lancaster, California)

No meeting in May!    

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Summer Potluck

 

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National Show Reston, Virginia

   
                         
                         
In honor of Jay Pengra a fund has been established. You can make donations to The Descanso Chrysanthemum Society by sending money to info@descansomums.com on the PayPal website.   "Deep in the Mums' Brief Season" by Cass Peterson   How To Grow Chrysanthemum Plants in Containers (Like a Commercial Operation)

"Chrysanthemum Cuttings" Posted by Melissa Peterson on May 10, 2017

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Ron recommends you vigorously fertilize mother plants with Miracle Grow to ensure strong shoots for making cuttings. Cut long stems early to avoid breakage and to create branching for even more cuttings.