raising the acidic level in soil

Lee Poulsen wpoulsen@pacbell.net
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 07:22:52 PDT
Ina, if you can contact Bill Dijk, who also lives in New Zealand, he grows Tecophilaea to perfection, by the hundreds! He ought to be able to tell you what kind of growing medium to use and any other hints to grow them well there.

--Lee Poulsen
Pasadena, California, USA - USDA Zone 10a
Latitude 34°N, Altitude 1150 ft/350 m

On Mar 26, 2012, at 6:33 PM, Ina Crossley wrote:

> I have some propagating sand to plant my Tecophilia bulbs, but it is 
> neutral.  As Jane says, it needs to be acidic.  Do I mix in some 
> sulphur?  Flowers of Sulphur?
> Sorry, I just want to do right by these bulbs.
> -- 
> Ina Crossley
> Auckland New Zealand zone 10a

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