E Z Clone

Tim Eck teck11@embarqmail.com
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:44:40 PST
I have seen one of our members score the basal plate in a square grid, probably dust with fungicide and, after callusing set in slightly damp potting media to propagate crinums.  It seemed to work well, with small bulblets forming underneath.
He showed this to me in passing several years ago.

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> I've seen instructions, probably on youtube, where a large hippeastrum bulb
> has the basal plate cut from the bottom 'like a pie into 8 or more sections, cut
> no deepet than 1" or so. The upper part of the bulb is left intact, treated with
> a fungicide, and planted in a pot. This might be a more certain method than
> working with leaves?
> Rick Buell

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