dormant seedlings

J.E. Shields
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 08:48:18 PST

I'd suggest you go for 4 to 5 years in the same pot.  Repotting Haemanthus 
seedlings in the second year resulted in bulbs that grew very slowly and 
took 10-12 years to bloom.

Now I plant most South African amaryllid seeds one to a pot and leave it 
there for 5 years or until it has bloomed.

Jim Shields

At 06:36 PM 1/21/2013 +1300, you wrote:
>Thanks Arnold.  That is what I will do.
>Ina Crossley
>Auckland New Zealand  Zone 10
>On 21/01/2013 5:01 p.m., wrote:
> >   Ina:
> >
> > Most of the SA bulbs  I grow I leave for 2-3 years in the same pot they 
> were germinating in.  I found a complications trying to repot them.  The 
> small bulblets are very easy to confuse with perlite which I find in many 
> potting mixes.
> >
> > Arnold

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