Albuca nelsoni

Lauw de Jager
Mon, 21 Oct 2002 11:20:38 PDT
Alberto Castillo a *crit 
> Albuca nelsoni as we grow it from South Africa is a big plant
> with broad dark green fountain like foliage, evergreen. Bulbs grow half
> buried to almost sitting on the ground. Right now there a number of flower scapes well up. Flowers are large , white and green and unlike most Albucas we know they look upwards, not nodding. This plant is very decorative on its own and look extremely robust, 80 cm to 1 m in flower.

Dear Alberto,
A nelsoni does very well here in a  position where it does not get too
much rain. One clumb  located in a shade hall, where it received  a lot
of rain this autumn has rottted at the base by the excess water  which
was caught up by the  leaves.

Kind regards
Lauw de Jager 
BULB'ARGENCE, 30300 Fourques, France
RĂ©gion Provence/Camargue; (Climat zone 9a Mediterranean)

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