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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. J. Weir   10 July 1875

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Summary

Regarding Cytisus graft with yellow flowers, CD thinks nurseryman has sold Cytisus adami to JJW’s brother in place of C. purpureus. This explains apparent "sport". [P.S. on envelope:] C. purpureus seeds freely. C. adami never does.

Summary

Regarding Cytisus graft with yellow flowers, CD thinks nurseryman has sold Cytisus adami to JJW’s brother in place of C. purpureus. This explains apparent "sport". [P.S. on envelope:] C. purpureus seeds freely. C. adami never does.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10056
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
John Jenner Weir
Sent from
Down
Source of text
American Philosophical Society (466); DAR 148: 336
Physical description
(on cov ) & C 2pp & Adraft 2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10056,” accessed on 12 December 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10056

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 23

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