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Bulbine bulbosa

Bulbine Lily

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel. Smoke treatment may improve results.

Watering
 

Germination
 

Germinates within 4-8 weeks.

Sow in autumn as higher temperatures may inhibit germination. Light may increase germination rate.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Autumn

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

Late November - December

Storage and Ripening
 

2 - 3 months after-ripening period.
- Use seed within 1 year.

Grows from Cuttings