Ledebouria and soil type

Peter Taggart petersirises@gmail.com
Thu, 09 Jun 2011 12:47:58 PDT
I agree, L socialis has done much better for me in less arid conditions with
an occasional feed and more of a winter dormancy
without which it struggles on looking miserable all year. ovalifolia seems
to enjoy a little more sun but again likes to be waterd in summer with an
occasional feed.
Peter (UK)

On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 7:12 PM, Nhu Nguyen <xerantheum@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dave,
> I grow my ledebourias in a rich organic mix of about 1:1 organic:///inorganic/.
> A number of them (like L. socialis) don't like full sun. Ledebouria
> socialis
> in particular should stay moist during its growing season and be fertilized
> sparingly. They also look sad and hold on to only 1 or 2 leaves if you
> don't
> give them a dry winter dormancy. Once they get out of their dormancy they
> will sprout new leaves and produce lots of flowers.
> In my experience, the bulblets take a while to grow new roots and leaves.
> Nhu
> Berkeley, CA
> --
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/xerantheum/
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 9:35 AM, dave s <wusong@evilemail.com> wrote:
> > Just a quick question about *L. socialis*...Do they need fairly
> > regular feeding (something I rarely do w/ most of my plants)?
> >
> _______________________________________________
> pbs mailing list
> pbs@lists.ibiblio.org
> http://pacificbulbsociety.org/list.php
> http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/

More information about the pbs mailing list