Cyrtanthus elatus x montanus

Leo Martin
Sat, 16 Jan 2016 11:33:18 PST
> Hi Fred

> I just purchased this bulb and I'm wondering if the planting medium (free
> draining) should be mostly organic or is it better off in a mostly
> mix. I have tried growing this before as I grow my other cyrtanthus in a
> free draining and mostly organic mix but it didn't do too well. Any advice
> would be greatly appreciated.

I bought one from a grower in Tucson who grows them in coconut fiber
chunks. I've left it in that and it's done fine. Realize it dries out fast
in this medium and it needs plenty of fertilizer in this medium.

Leo Martin
Phoenix Arizona USA

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