What's showing new growth ... week of Oct 16, 2011

Paul Licht plicht@berkeley.edu
Thu, 20 Oct 2011 14:12:08 PDT
In general we haven't had any problem in repotting any of 
the amaryllids and others , often in advanced growth ( 
several sp of Haemanthus, Brunsvigias, Massonia, Babiana,  
and others). Maybe others have different experience.

Paul Licht, Director
University of California Botanical Garden
200 Centennial Drive
Berkeley, CA 94720

On 10/20/2011 1:58 PM, Ken wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> I would agree with your statement ... at least with Boophone.  Repot early in the season shortly after new seasonal growth has initiated.  I did so last year with the 2 larger potted specimens and plan to do so with the remaining two ... along with several community pots of 2.5-year old B.haemanthoides seedlings. 
> I am debating whether or not to do the same with these 2.5-year old Brunsvigia orientalis seedlings:
> http://flickr.com/photos/amarguy/…
> any thoughts from the Amaryllid experts out there?
> Ken Blackford
> San Diego
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