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■(TB) 'Mountain Dew'

1980, Innerst

'Mountain Dew' (Sterling Innerst, R. 1979). Seedling# 404-3. TB, 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Blend of mustard, yellow and green, giving green garden effect; self beard; tailored. 'Green Eyed Lady' X 'Fluted Lime'. Innerst 1980. Honorable Mention 1983.

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From AIS Bulletin #237 April 1980 Introducing MOUNTAIN DEW TB, #404-3,32". (Green-Eyed Lady X Fluted Lime). Same color as the popular soft drink for which it is named. Self beard and all. Greener than any of the modern greens I grow. 3 to 4 branches with 9 to 11 buds. Excellent branching. Pod fertile only. Wide and ruffled. $25.00. Sterling Innerst.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

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