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Wed, 05 Feb 2020 16:19:07 PST


I wish we could incorporate into our consciousness the concept that:
The earth is a closed system: nothing disappears / gets thrown out — it only gets redistributed.

—erika enos--


On Feb 5, 2020, at 3:50 PM, Jim McKenney via pbs <pbs@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net> wrote:

> Or this is what happens when of all the stuff piled on my desk some slides over the keyboard, or when the hand holding the fork I'm eating with comes to rest unbeknownst to me on the keyboard. Jim McKenney 
>    On Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 04:55:07 PM EST, Chad Schroter <chad.schroter@wdc.com> wrote:  
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> I believe this is a case of "cat typing"... you will notice all the letters are adjacent to each other on keyboard...
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>>   1. Can you make this antique bloom (Hippeastrum Petiolatum)
>>       (David Pilling)
>>   2. Re: Can you make this antique bloom (Hippeastrum Petiolatum)
>>       (James SHIELDS)
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>> Message: 1
>> Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2020 12:40:50 +0000
>> From: David Pilling <david@davidpilling.com>
>> To: Pacific Bulb Society <pbs@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net>
>> Subject: [pbs] Can you make this antique bloom (Hippeastrum
>>     Petiolatum)
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>> Hi,
>> 
>> Tom Schafer, who lives in the North East of the USA, wrote to the PBS 
>> website asking how to make a 19th century bulb flower.
>> 
>> You can reply direct to: tschafer30@aol.com or to the list.
>> 
>> "I inherited a Hippeastrum Petiolatum from my late friend who 
>> inherited it from her grandparents when they died.
>> They had received it as a wedding present in the late 1800's.
>> My friend did not have a green thumb and she kept it pot bound in the 
>> same pot for years.
>> She fertilized weekly but I don't know what she used.  And the plant 
>> blossomed for her at least twice a year with upwards of 15 stalks!!
>> She loved it and wanted me to have it when she died.
>> 
>> I have had it for about 10 years now and I have had no luck whatsoever 
>> with it. I did not know what it was (nor did she) so that didn't help 
>> but I cared for it like I would a child!
>> Occasionally it would send up a flower or two and that's all.  And it 
>> kept looking worse by the month.
>> (At one point I had it planted in a bark mixture used for Clivia 
>> because I thought that that is what it is.)
>> 
>> I somehow decided on making some new potting soil on my own (1 part 
>> perlite, 1 part peat moss and 1 part manure).
>> I pulled the plant all apart in the spring of 2018, used my soil and 
>> put it on my porch for the summer and it looked (and still does 
>> although it's now inside) wonderful!!
>> But not one single flower.  I did read that after they are 
>> transplanted they may not blossom for a year or two and that they like 
>> to be pot bound so that could be the problem.
>> (I have attached a picture.  I divided it into two pots when 
>> replanting.)
>> 
>> I decided that I used too much fertilizer and over watered it in the 
>> past (on all of my plants) so I cut back.
>> And on this plant I only occasionally gave it 10-10-10.  I am using 
>> Jack's Classic all purpose 20-20-20 water soluble plant food at half 
>> the recommended dose.
>> I have not given it anything since last fall but with spring hopefully 
>> arriving in a few months, I thought I should start again thus my 
>> question to Pacific."
>> 
>> There is a photo in the scrubbed link below. The PBS wiki has a page 
>> about one of these bulbs from the 1920s
>> 
>> https://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/…
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> David Pilling
>> http://www.davidpilling.com/
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>> Message: 2
>> Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2020 08:43:08 -0500
>> From: James SHIELDS <jshields46074@gmail.com>
>> To: Pacific Bulb Society <pbs@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net>,
>>     tschafer30@aol.com
>> Subject: Re: [pbs] Can you make this antique bloom (Hippeastrum
>>     Petiolatum)
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>> Hi Tom and all,
>> 
>> First, Hippeastrum like a lot of light.  If they are a houseplant for 
>> you, they need to be in a bright window, or maybe outdoors in the summer.
>> Morning sun and late afternoon sun with mid-day shade would be kinder 
>> to your houseplant than full day direct sun. They also, most of them 
>> anyway, need a rest period sometime during the year to trigger 
>> flowering.  Give your petiolatum at least 6 to 8 weeks of dry rest in 
>> winter, and see if that doesn't encourage it to show some blooms.
>> 
>> Good luck!
>> 
>> Jim Shields
>> 
>>> On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 7:41 AM David Pilling <david@davidpilling.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> Tom Schafer, who lives in the North East of the USA, wrote to the PBS 
>>> website asking how to make a 19th century bulb flower.
>>> 
>>> You can reply direct to: tschafer30@aol.com or to the list.
>>> 
>>> "I inherited a Hippeastrum Petiolatum from my late friend who 
>>> inherited it from her grandparents when they died.
>>> They had received it as a wedding present in the late 1800's.
>>> My friend did not have a green thumb and she kept it pot bound in the 
>>> same pot for years.
>>> She fertilized weekly but I don't know what she used.  And the plant 
>>> blossomed for her at least twice a year with upwards of 15 stalks!!
>>> She loved it and wanted me to have it when she died.
>>> 
>>> I have had it for about 10 years now and I have had no luck 
>>> whatsoever with it. I did not know what it was (nor did she) so that 
>>> didn't help but I cared for it like I would a child!
>>> Occasionally it would send up a flower or two and that's all.  And it 
>>> kept looking worse by the month.
>>> (At one point I had it planted in a bark mixture used for Clivia 
>>> because I thought that that is what it is.)
>>> 
>>> I somehow decided on making some new potting soil on my own (1 part 
>>> perlite, 1 part peat moss and 1 part manure).
>>> I pulled the plant all apart in the spring of 2018, used my soil and 
>>> put it on my porch for the summer and it looked (and still does 
>>> although it's now inside) wonderful!!
>>> But not one single flower.  I did read that after they are 
>>> transplanted they may not blossom for a year or two and that they 
>>> like to be pot bound so that could be the problem.
>>> (I have attached a picture.  I divided it into two pots when 
>>> replanting.)
>>> 
>>> I decided that I used too much fertilizer and over watered it in the 
>>> past (on all of my plants) so I cut back.
>>> And on this plant I only occasionally gave it 10-10-10.  I am using 
>>> Jack's Classic all purpose 20-20-20 water soluble plant food at half 
>>> the recommended dose.
>>> I have not given it anything since last fall but with spring 
>>> hopefully arriving in a few months, I thought I should start again 
>>> thus my question to Pacific."
>>> 
>>> There is a photo in the scrubbed link below. The PBS wiki has a page 
>>> about one of these bulbs from the 1920s
>>> 
>>> https://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/…
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> David Pilling
>>> http://www.davidpilling.com/
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