Boophone disticha

J.E. Shields
Wed, 30 Apr 2008 14:48:08 PDT
Leo and all,

I've had best luck repotting my summer-dormant South African bulbs in late 
summer, shortly before they would start to come out of dormancy again.

Of course, I can't seem to grow Brunsvigia successfully here no matter what 
I do!

Jim Shields
in spring-like central Indiana (USA)

At 01:12 PM 4/30/2008 -0700, you wrote:
>In response to my question about how large a pot to use for seedling
>Boophone, Tim Harvey wrote
> > I plant my 1 year seedlings directly in the ground
> > or in 2' deep beds. I have potted previously bedded
> > out plants and they simply hate it.
>I don't know whether 1- or 2-year-old seedlings would survive a summer
>here in the ground. I think I'll repot next fall into very large pots.
>Leo Martin
>Phoenix Arizona USA

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