Lachenalia montana

Randall P. Linke
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 22:41:59 PDT
Thank you all for the suggestions.

Fortunately it is growing in a clay pot.  I've been known to burn things
over seed flats, but I will try the liquid smoke first.  Considering where
I live that would cause far less excitement from the neighbors.


On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 10:16 PM, Max Withers <> wrote:

> I've noticed that Graham Duncan recommends setting fire to a thin layer of
> twigs/leaves over these species before they break dormancy. An argument for
> clay pots!

>  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 species???
> >
> > Tim Chapman

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