Spring off to a slow start

Jane McGary janemcgary@earthlink.net
Thu, 26 Mar 2009 14:01:21 PDT
Jim asked,

>Jane, what potting medium do you use for this species [Fritillaria 
>raddeana]? And do you grow it in
>a pot, a big pot?

I use my normal medium of 2 parts coarse sharp sand, 1 part ground 
pumice, and 1 part leafmold.

The bulbs are planted three to a 12-inch deep clay pot, and repotted 
every other year. I fertilize them 4 times a year with soluble fertilizer.

Jane McGary

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