Lack of dormancy in seedling Narcissus

Jane McGary
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 14:51:17 PDT
I wonder if anyone else who grows Narcissus species from seed has 
noticed some that don't seem to enter a dormant period. Most of those in 
question that I have are in the Bulbocodium section. I don't dry off 
bulb seedlings in active growth, but instead keep them with plants 
(mostly other seedlings) that are growing through the summer. These 
Narcissus grew straight through their first summer, kept going all 
through this present year, and are now making new growth. One plant even 
flowered last spring as a 2-year-old. I don't know if I should force 
them into dormancy in, say, July, or just let them grow as they will. 
Advice welcome!

Jane McGary, Portland, Oregon, USA

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