preserving flowers and leaves

Peter Heinermann pheiner at oreo.uottawa.ca
Fri Jun 28 08:05:15 EST 1996


In article <199606271818.OAA11678 at top.magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu>, kramer.8 at OSU.EDU (David W. Kramer) says:
>
>>> Dear plant-edders,
>>>   I have just been asked how to preserve leaves ith their colors, and it
>>> occurred to me it would also be very useful to me to preserve summer
>>> flowers with their shapes and colors to use for teaching off-season.  
  Will this method work just as well with leaves?
>>>   Thanks for any help.
>>> Janice

Do the methods suggested in this post apply equally as well to the leaves and cones
of conifers.  We have had problems both with drying and freezing of specimens collected
in the spring for fall courses.  Thanks for your advice.

Peter



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