Twinscaling Nerine

Shelley GAGE
Sun, 05 Sep 2010 20:43:46 PDT
I found Hippaestrum works best when they are getting towards the end of dormancy, if that's any help.

----- Original Message -----
From: Tom Mitchell <>
Date: Saturday, September 4, 2010 4:03 pm
Subject: [pbs] Twinscaling Nerine

> Does anyone here have experience twinscaling Nerine? Like many 
> others  
> I've used the technique successfully on Galanthus and Narcissus 
> but  
> am unsure whether to use the same protocol with Nerine. In  
> particular, I'd love advice on the best time of year to chop up 
> the  
> bulbs and the best incubation method to use. I'm most interested 
> in  
> working with N.bowdenii, which obviously has large bulbs 
> compared  
> with most Nerine species, perhaps making cross-cutting of the 
> basal  
> plate a better plan? Advice appreciated!
> Tom
> Wiltshire, England, Zone 8, autumn on it's way.
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