Charles Powell, II powell2@sbcglobal.net
Sat, 11 Feb 2006 18:03:31 PST
I've grown this plant in  the past and found it remarkable easy to grow 
in a mix of small pumice pebbles.  Nothing else.  The tad root will 
also adjust to the pot its it.  It had a bad rep in the past, but that 
seems undiserved.

Guess I should introduce myself.  I've been lurking for a short while.  
Last year a friend gave me some Zephyranthes and I've been interested 
ever sense. Although I found I've been grown other bulbs for a number 
of years, including Massonia and other succulents, also a few tuberous 
Drosera (carnivorous plants).  I've been growing various plants for 
over 40 years and right now I'm interested in getting other species of 
Zephryanthes, some Oxalis (don't grow any yet), and whatever strikes my 



On Feb 11, 2006, at 2:59 PM, pbs-request@lists.ibiblio.org wrote:

> Welwitschia are somewhat difficult to sprout and grow on because they 
> are
> very prone to damping off.
Charles & Barbara Powell

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