Oxalis adenophylla

clayton3120 clayton3120 clayton3120@cablespeed.com
Tue, 26 Feb 2013 09:35:54 PST
Yes, Jim.
I grow it here in Seattle.  I do as Tubergen suggests. I dig it in early
December and store the bulbs  in dry soil on the floor of the greenhouse.
Whatever droplets of moisture they get thru the bench screening is enough
to keep them from dessication. They get planted out again in April.
Rick K

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 7:42 AM, Jim McKenney <jamesamckenney@verizon.net>wrote:

> Are any of you growing Oxalis adenophylla successfully as a garden plant?
> I planted a few in the fall of 2011, they came through the winter (not
> much of a winter)  and bloomed well the following spring. The foliage died
> down during the summer, reappeared in the fall and seems to have
> disappeared again during the cold weather.
> The other day i was reading an early twentieth century source in which
> comments from the Tubergen company about the culture of this plant were
> given: keep it dry during the winter or dig it and store it.
> Winters here are not dry. Is anyone growing this plant in a wet winter
> area?
> Jim McKenney
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