Ismene amancaes bulbs

Cody H
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 11:41:58 PST
I've really been enjoying learning about the lomas and seeing all these
great photos and info getting added to the wiki. Thanks Norton for all the
work you've been doing! I hope your conservation efforts are very
On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 6:27 AM Peter Taggart <> wrote:

> My limited experience of amanacaes is that it grows from mid/ late Summer
> until mid Winter, grown indoors/ under cover in the northern Hemisphere. I
> would not give such bulbs much water to wake them up, rather a little
> humidity and wait for them to grow enough leaf to use water, before wetting
> the soil.
> Peter (UK)
> On 3 March 2017 at 13:49, norton cuba melly <> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Endemic to Peru, they act as indicators of the beginning of winter, since
> > they are the first plant to flower between June and July, they also are
> > indicators,  of ENSO ( El NiƱo South Oscillation) by flowering less than
> > normally. I have germinated 29 out of 31 seeds. The seeds are green
> > photosynthetic, they germinate as soon as they fall on the ground, so I
> > dont think its the kind of seed you can save for a long time in
> comparison
> > to other plantas of "lomas" ecosystem. I hope I can have positive results
> > giving the bulbs  their first cycle in May. Any advice of how to
> reactivate
> > them?
> >
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