Ledebouria and soil type

Nhu Nguyen xerantheum@gmail.com
Fri, 24 Jun 2011 18:19:37 PDT

By "Dutch method" do you mean that it's a selection for bulbs that stay
above the ground? Even when they are grown above the ground, they make
offsets that seem to want to reach above the soil.


On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 3:26 PM, Alberto Castillo <ezeizabotgard@hotmail.com
> wrote:

>  Something else. We are accostumed to seeing Ledebouria socialis as a clump
> of plants in which the bulbs are completely exposed. This must be attributed
> to the Dutch method. As a  matter of fact, this and other Ledebourias if
> given ample space bury their bulbs deeply in the mix or soil, only the
> foliage being visible and pressed flat against the mix. Offsets appear deep
> in the ground (at least 4 in, 10 cm.) from the base of the mother bulbs.

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