Sprekelia dormancy question

Doug Westfall eagle85@flash.net
Sun, 31 Dec 2006 13:35:46 PST
On Saturday, December 30, 2006, at 05:15  PM, Norman Rose wrote:

>  Norman Rose and I am brand new to PBS. I am
> amazed at the depth of knowledge on display here . I
> have a sprekelia formosissima that is in a pot. I have
> withheld water for the last few weeks. During this
> period is it ok to give it sun or should it be in the
> dark? Then when do I start watering it again, in
> March?
> I live in zone 9 San Jose California


I live in Long Beach and have about 200 Sprekelia growing along the 
decking on the North side of our pool. They survive (thrive) in spite 
of chlorine water from the pool, 90 degree temp. sun, or 45 degree cold 
at night in the winter (as we are experiencing presently.

I water them most during the winter since that is when they in "full 
growth" here in So. CA.

Doug Westfall

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