Lachenalia montana

James L. Jones
Sat, 28 Apr 2012 14:12:20 PDT
I have used 'Liquid Smoke' itself, a fairly available condiment.  I soaked seeds in a 1/25 solution for 2 hours with significant results for species of Erica and Protea.
Jim Jones
Lexington, MA

-----Original Message-----
From: Tim Chapman <>
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Sent: Sat, Apr 28, 2012 12:32 am
Subject: Re: [pbs] Lachenalia montana


This is one of the few species that is said to be pyrophytic.  Perhaps blooming 
could be induced with the liquid smoke stuff used in other fire dependent plant 

Tim Chapman

> One that has never bloomed for me is L. montana, which I have had for six
> years.  This year it put out the most robust growth I have ever seen from
> it, though the leaves were narrower, and always have been, from what is
> pictured in the PBS Wiki.  I had repotted the bulbs last autumn after two


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