Clivia- how long to bloom from seed?

Diane Whitehead
Fri, 18 Feb 2005 12:33:14 PST
>  force grow clivia seedlings to flowering size by not putting them 
>in a cold, dry environment over winter.  The fastest time I've had 
>is 30 months from seed to first flower for a common orange miniata 
>and 5 years for a nobilis.

So - treat as a houseplant?  The various rooms in my house range from 
about 10 to 20 C (50 to 65 F) during the daytime and lower at night. 
I put cyclamen in the unheated bedrooms and tropicals in the living 
room. What would be ideal for clivia seedlings?

		Diane Whitehead

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