Calochortus / was Seed Propagation methods (Mark Mazer)

Leo A. Martin
Mon, 23 Feb 2009 15:26:28 PST
Mark wrote

> Alas, the move from northwest Connecticut to the coastal plain of North
> Carolina has devastated my collection of Calochortus, all from Ratko seed
> sown over the past 10 years. Fairly successful in the frost free
> greenhouse in Connecticut, most have proven untenable under glass in
> Hertford, no doubt due to high summer temps and humidity.

If possible, bring the pots into the house for the summer and store
bone-dry in a closet. It works fine here in Arizona, where we get enough
summer rain to matter to winter-growers.

Leo Martin
Phoenix Arizona USA

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