Amaryllis flowering

Jim McKenney
Sat, 13 Jun 2015 17:58:06 PDT
Nathan wrote: "Second, bulb size. Like all bulbous plants, there is a minimum bulb size required for flowering. The minimum bulb size for A. belladonna 
to flower has been reported to be 26 cm (10 inches) but this seems 
very large and likely varies with growing conditions. "
Nathan, is that 10 inches in diameter or circumference? 
I know these bulbs can be big; do they ever reach 10 inches in diameter?
Jim McKenneyMontgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7 and in my experience not Amaryllis belladonna country.     
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