Chad Schroter
Tue, 31 Jul 2012 14:54:50 PDT
I'm no expert and I've not grown that Oxalis.  But most of mine seem to grow a stem from the pointy (top) of the bulb which will form roots to the sides and eventually leaves. I don't think they grow roots from the bottom like other bulbs.


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From: [] On Behalf Of Joseph Kraatz
Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 2:35 PM
Subject: [pbs] question

From BX314 I received Oxalis stenorrhyncha bulbs (#26).  I just left them in the envelope and was going to grow them as a winter grower.   However,  today I noticed they have sprouted.   However,   I can't figure out what the sprouts are.   The stem, the root?   They are long and pink and appears that where the sprout attaches to the bulb the longest ones appear to have small roots.   Does this Oxalis have a tap root?    Please advise.   Joe Kraatz,  Oceanside, CA


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