Resprouting Ornithogalum

Joseph Kraatz plantnut@cox.net
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:11:04 PDT
 I have had the same experience with commercially grown Ornithogalums.  I believe they have been subjected to forcing.   Joe





On Apr 14, 2014, at 11:55 AM, Bracey Tiede <tiede@pacbell.net> wrote:

> Hi Andrew,
> 
> Our three year old bulbs have returned each spring, blooming right now. Our
> soil is heavy clay with tree trimmings mulch. They might be getting a little
> summer water from a dripper nearby. Full sun next to a stone patio that
> radiates heat. We had little rainfall this winter - about 6" total, less
> than half of normal. All this info is anecdotal since we don't grow lots of
> them. Hope it helps.
> 
> Cheers,
> Bracey
> San Jose
> 
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> 
> Here's what should be a trivial question - how do you get the commercial
> Ornithogalums to bloom a second year, or even to get them to quit dormancy?
> Several of my friends have found similar difficulties. Thanks
> 
> Andrew
> San Diego
> 
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