bomerea and stratify

Randall P. Linke
Fri, 18 May 2012 19:03:55 PDT
On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 4:12 PM, Paul Licht <> wrote:

> Aad
> I did a whole series of tests with and without
> stratification; this treatment made almost no difference.

I planted fresh B. hirtella and B. distycha seed in a high peat mixture
early this winter.  I had some light frosts but didn't think anything had
grown.  I discovered this week that at least a few of the B. hirtella seeds
had formed an underground 'tuber' without a single leaf appearing.

Randy Linke
Monterey Bay Region, zone 9

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