separating Brunsvigia seedlings

Nhu Nguyen
Wed, 08 Jun 2011 22:44:48 PDT

Congrats on such good looking seedlings. Mine are still quite small after
two years being in a terracotta pot with a very low organic mix. You have
two different species, B. orientalis is winter growing and B. gregaria is
summer growing. It looks like your B. orientalis recently went dormant so
this is a good time to repot them. You can probably water them in once after
repotting. I still haven't decided of this is a good practice but it works
for some people. As to your B. gregaria, keep them growing for a while
longer until they go dormant (perhaps in the winter), then they can be

Berkeley, CA
Enjoying a sunny day (finally) with a fading Sprekelia formossima


On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 10:26 AM, Ken <> wrote:

> I have a couple of community pots containing 2-year old Brunsvigia
> seedlings.  I am wondering when the best time might be to separate and pot
> up the individual bulblets ... would it be just prior to the normal seasonal
> growth cycle?  Any advice from you experts out there would be greatly
> appreciated.

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