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Cuttting vertically with a sharp knife where the bulbs join one another below the basal plate is safer. Snapping them apart will leave you with damaged/lost b
Jim and others, it comes from a subtropical habitat, where Hippeastrums can be found. Typically scree sort of ground and in slopes. A long totally dry winter r
Pacific Bulb Society BX 357 Tradescantia boliviana by James Waddick at Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:11:57 PDT
Dear Peter and all, It sounds like you have been going this potted. I am curious how it behaves in the ground. I haven’t looked at the roots, but this is wha
Reds spots on pancratium by Peter Taggart at Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:38:09 PDT
Agreed, depending on the climate, from my limited and mostly indoor cultivation of about a dozen species for around 12 years. A steep learning curve as I start
Reds spots on pancratium by Hans-Werner Hammen at Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:37:26 PDT
It will eventually turn a whole bulb, into red pulp. This would happen to all my Hippeastrum bulbs: IF the plants are located outdoors, IF infestation from Ta
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