Amaryllis belladonna in tropical climate

Rex Recio
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 03:15:56 PDT
Hello everyone. This is my first post here.

Is there anyone of you with experience in growing Amaryllis belladonna in a
tropical climate? I would appreciate some tips.



On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 5:07 AM Tim Chapman <>

> If you are purchasing seed from a reseller you may be getting old seed.
> I’ve had no problem with seed from Silverhill as well as a few of the
> wholesalers that supply many seed shops.  I just use a basic seed starting
> mix and just cover them lightly.  Nothing special.  The seeds were
> harvested the previous season so don’t need to be planted immediately after
> harvest.   I don’t know if the same applies to Gloriosa but many deciduous
> species I grow will not sprout the same season they are harvested.  It
> would seem the later the seed pods mature the more likely the seed have a
> dormant period.
> Tim Chapman
> >
> > Does anyone have advice regarding propagating gloriosa seeds? Can they
> be stored?  Is scarification necessary?  Have tried to germinate the seeds
> multiple times over the years without much success.
> >
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