When to start watering

Douglas Westfall eagle85@flash.net
Sun, 06 Oct 2002 16:39:39 PDT
Mary Sue et. al.

I have found that you should start watering carefully in September. A few
bulbs show interest in starting growth by the end of August.  These, I start
watering just as soon as I can see just the hint of green.

I am "developing" my record keeping system by logging the date of leaf
emerging and when the flower scape first appears.  This information guides
me as to when to increase watering.

I fully agree with Lee and others about applying a carefully alloted amount
of water throughout the year.  In nature, "rani" can and does happen at
unscheduled times.  I never "soak" my So. Africans.  Be very careful.

I am VERY convinced about the above information. I think that you would get
simmilar information from Silverhill Seeds.

Doug Westfall 

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