Walleria gracilis

Tim Harvey zigur@hotmail.com
Wed, 08 Oct 2008 10:31:15 PDT
I looked at my pots yesterday. Nothing on the surface, but a little excavation showed a plump white spherical (from the top at least) mass about 15 mm across. For various reasons these were only sowed last year, and I am pleased to see they made it through the summer.
 T> Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2008 09:12:01 +0100> From: jonathanhutchinson@rhs.org.uk> To: pbs@lists.ibiblio.org> Subject: Re: [pbs] Walleria gracilis> > Afraid I know little about the plant that I am trying to grow, but will give it a good watering> > Jonathan Hutchinson > > Devon UK > > -----Original Message-----> From: pbs-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org [mailto:pbs-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Leo A. Martin> Sent: 06 October 2008 22:35> To: pbs@lists.ibiblio.org> Subject: [pbs] Walleria gracilis> > A week or so ago this was discussed in relation to its sporadic appearance> - only some years.> > I also got some of this seed the time Rachel offered it. In 2004 I planted> the seed, dividing the 15 seeds into 3 pots. Three sprouted in one of the> pots and none in the other two. The following year nothing came up in any> pot. The next year one plant came up in the pot that had sprouted before.> Last year again just the one plant sprouted. This spring I discarded the> other two pots.> > A few weeks ago I decided to take out the Veltheimea seed pots and water> them. I store things alphabetically and I accidentally pulled out the> Walleria as well. Without realizing this I have been soaking it since. It> is in my kitchen windowsill since days here are still near 100 F / 38C> though nights are cooling to the 70s F / 23C. The Walleria has sprouted> and is much better looking than in previous years. I have not unpotted it> so I don't know how big is the tuber. I'm still hoping the other two might> be alive but I doubt it. Any idea if this is self-fertile?> > Leo Martin> Phoenix Arizona USA> > _______________________________________________> pbs mailing list> pbs@lists.ibiblio.org> http://www.pacificbulbsociety.org/list.php> http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/> > > _______________________________________________> pbs mailing list> pbs@lists.ibiblio.org> http://www.pacificbulbsociety.org/list.php> http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/

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