Propagating Eucomis vandermerwei

Tony Avent
Tue, 03 Feb 2004 09:04:15 PST

	We have rooted Eucomis montana from leaf cuttings (early August in NC) and
it is does work, but is much more timing sensitive than E. bicolor or E.

At 11:52 AM 2/3/2004 -0500, you wrote:
>Does anyone know whether Eucomis vandermerwei is best propagated from leaf
>cuttings or vertical bulb sections?  I've found the former very effective
>for E. autumnalis, the later best for E. bicolor, and both only mildly
>successful for E. montana.  Could be a matter of timing, of course.  Thanks
>in advance for any help -
>Ellen Hornig
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Tony Avent
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