Tropaeolum tuberosum

Eugene Zielinski
Sun, 22 May 2011 08:23:32 PDT
I wonder if T. tuberosum's refusal to bloom is due to daylength problems. 
Perhaps San Diego's days are too long, or not long enough.

Eugene Zielinski
Augusta, GA

> [Original Message]
> From: AW <>
> To: Pacific Bulb Society <>
> Date: 5/9/2011 4:29:38 PM
> Subject: [pbs] Tropaeolum tuberosum
> For me, at any rate, although I have heard similar words used by others,
> this climber has been a disappointment when it comes to blooming. It has
> beautiful, brilliant flowers but it does not seem to want to show them, no
> matter what I do. So, a few days ago I saw it at a plant sale, a few dozen
> little plants on sale, and one big one with it huge tuberous roots potted
> in a wide but shallow ceramic cntainer. It was magnificent, like a coiled
> bonsai, with its lovely succulent leaves. Not a flower, of course, but
> of character when treated this way. Anybody else found a way to use it?
> Andrew
> San Diego 
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