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Crinum in the green (update for my file)

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Crinum in the green  (update for my file) (Amacrinum)

The roots of my tender Crinum bulb were growing out of the bottom of the pot. I have had to pot it on. Apparently it can grow to 5 ft.



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Foliage looks good and healthy... ;o)

30 Nov, 2015

 

Thank you Pt, but I don't know what to do with it when it outgrows this pot, actually a tub. Got carried away with the lovely plants in Madeira.

1 Dec, 2015

 

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1 Dec, 2015

 

The bulbs can be huge, and they don't like to be disturbed. I have some Crinums in an area I don't go to much, and they grow to around 4' tall.

13 Dec, 2015

 

Oh dear Wylie, I think it is too tender to put permenantly in the garden, but I will move this pot out next summer, then I will see how big it gets. Enthusiasm overtook me!

15 Dec, 2015

 

It is a tender bulb, so you have to be careful with it. But get the largest pot you can find so it doesn't get transplanted very often.

15 Dec, 2015

 

Thanks for the advice, Wylie.

15 Dec, 2015



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