germinating in the mail

John Wickham
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 13:45:32 PST
I had the same experience on both...except I don't think those are roots emerging, they look more like shoots. I potted them up immediately.


--- On Tue, 11/16/10, Diane Whitehead <> wrote:

From: Diane Whitehead <>
Subject: [pbs] germinating in the mail
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <>
Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 1:37 PM

Yes, I have received them already growing, and I have had ones from my own plants start to grow in the bag I put them in.  They did OK when I finally put them in a pot, but I wouldn't want to leave them unlooked at for a year.


On 16-Nov-10, at 1:26 PM, wrote:

> I notice that the
> haemanthus and nerine are in the process of germinating ( root emerging). I know
> that haemanthus cannot hold off germination, Is nerine the same type of
> seed?  It would be good to know this if I buy nerine seeds in the future so  I
> don't let them sit for weeks.

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