Hippeastrum calyptratum mounted

Jacob Knecht jacobknecht@gmail.com
Thu, 06 Jan 2011 20:58:45 PST
I forgot to add that the roots were completely covered by the coconut fibre
at the time of mounting. Thus all the visible roots seen in the pictures are
new since mounting.

My bulbs are at least 1-2 years from blooming size.  When they make seed I
will be sure to share it.

On 5 January 2011 12:28, Uli Urban <johannes-ulrich-urban@t-online.de>wrote:

...So looking at your picture I
> think your plant will soon need "repotting" in the sense to attach its
> piece of cork on a far bigger one...

> Uli

Uli, I have been thinking about mounting the remainder of the bulbs, but due
to the restrictions that I have on space, I am considering fastening them
instead into an open hardwood-slat basket (like those used for vandaceous

I'll keep you all updated on our progress and thanks for the encouragement.


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