Hippeastrum "harvest"

Robin Carrier robin@no1bird.com
Sun, 02 Oct 2011 16:43:37 PDT

From: "Ina Crossley" <klazina1@gmail.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 02, 2011 7:03 PM
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <pbs@lists.ibiblio.org>
Subject: Re: [pbs] Hippeastrum "harvest"

> "what really counts is nice, firm bulbs, with a circular-neck that reveals 
> a lot of leaf bases, which indicates at least 2 scapes (generally 1 scape 
> per 4 leaf bases will appear) rather than an oval-neck."
> Thanks Hans-Werner, I grow several and it is helpful to know these things. 
> Mine grow in the garden.
> Also mine do have a bit of "red blotch" but are getting healthier every 
> year.  Have been treating them with Cinnamon.
> Ina   Auckland New Zealand
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