What does lachenalia need for germination

Michael Mace mikemace@att.net
Wed, 30 Dec 2009 23:26:52 PST
Cherry wrote:

>>I have  tended to avoid them because I think they might need smoke and the
cycling of temperatures you get when northern winter is segueing into

None of the ones I've grown needed smoke.  They are dead simple to germinate
in California -- watering and winter temperatures do the trick.  They sprout
in winter here rather than spring (for example, if you had planted them in
the fall they would be sprouting right about now).

Unfortunately, I have no experience growing them in a climate like

Hope that helps,

San Jose, CA (zone 9, min temp 20F / -6c)

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