Pancratium maritimum

gentiaan bulborum
Wed, 10 Mar 2010 23:17:29 PST
Hallo Leo

Don't let it dry out completely roots should not dry out
sun-baked in summer
and feed normal it takes 6/7 years for flowering
but in not optimal conditions it can be 10 years


2010/3/11 Leo A. Martin <>

> I have 5 seedlings from bulb exchange seed. The seeds were strange black
> things like shiny hats, very 3-dimensional and not flat like some
> amaryllids. They're at least 5 years old and don't grow much. They
> tolerate our winters just fine (minimums have been -8C / 15F) I bring the
> pot into the house in the summer and keep it dry. I move the pot outside
> and keep it moist for the winter.
> Should I be fertilizing them much? I haven't.
> This year the leaves that emerged were smaller than last years', but maybe
> that is because I was late getting them out. Each plant makes only one
> leaf each year.
> Leo Martin
> Phoenix Arizona USA
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