Hippeastrum seeds

Rodger Whitlock totototo@pacificcoast.net
Tue, 26 Jul 2005 14:50:45 PDT
On 25 Jul 05 at 20:22, Alberto Castillo wrote:

> ...My current research for two years has been on using
> the largest possible containers. Many of you know about this
> as I have been mentioning the amazing results to most bulb
> friends. Lots of room to the roots make all the difference.
> But, since most of us can not grow our plants in the open
> ground, big pots is the best B option, AMARYLLIDS in
> particular. But, big pots even with perfect drainage holes
> take long to dry off. Of course this is a blessing in hto
> weather.

Just this morning I was repotting my tecophilaeas, and haved 
moved them all from 2.5 liter pots to 8 liter ones, roughly 
250mm high and diameter. I am looking forward to seeing how 
they do with more root room.

But they'll still get overhead protection from our winter 

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Maritime Zone 8, a cool Mediterranean climate

on beautiful Vancouver Island

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