Planting Freesia

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Re: Planting Freesia

Post by Syed Adnan » September 14th, 2014, 3:53 pm

Freesias multiply very fast, never pull put a bulb until the foilage is yellow, if the night temperatures are reaching below 20 you may plant bulbs otherwise there is a high risk of fungal attack, to be on the safe side i plant the bulbs when night temp fall below 15.

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Re: Planting Freesia

Post by Hamad Ahmed Kisana » September 14th, 2014, 6:58 pm

my freesia bulbs which were left in pot are now almost 4 inches... :D :D :mrgreen:

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temps here are 27 at night and 36 at day.

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Re: Planting Freesia

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » September 14th, 2014, 8:21 pm

There is a big gap in the pot, it seems you lost some.

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Re: Planting Freesia

Post by Syed Adnan » September 15th, 2014, 12:34 pm

Yes Bulbs do survive inside soil in PAK even in hot summer but chances of getting fungus greatly increase when soil gets wet in rainy season, a better way to preserve them is to sprinkle anti fungus powder after storing them in card boxes in a cold dark place of the house during summer and plant them in winter in fresh healty nutrient full soil.

By the way Hammad i lost some healthy GLADS this year beggining when i left them in pots that was in June I believe. You are lucky your freesias are looking healthy.

GoodLuck ! :mrgreen:

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Re: Planting Freesia

Post by Asim_Nawaz » September 16th, 2014, 11:48 am

Dear Syed Adnan says
By the way Hammad i lost some healthy GLADS this year beggining when i left them in pots that was in June I believe. You are lucky your freesias are looking healthy.
My Gladiolus bulbs still in a little pot from December to till-date. Some of them having flowering bud. Next few days I upload pictures :) :o

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Re: Planting Freesia

Post by Syed Adnan » September 16th, 2014, 11:23 pm

Flowering buds in this season, thats a news !

do share pics ...

We have a very harsh season here from MAY to OCT temp reaches 40+ in day time with no sign of cloud ever. Flowering season is from Nov to Apr.

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Re: Planting Freesia

Post by ka_khan » February 17th, 2015, 7:41 pm

Update: Planted on 13 th sep 2014...they have just started flowering budsWill soon share the pics of the blooms.They Took 6 months !!
I multiplied the bulbs into many pots and all are grown.What temp they will be needing now?Direct sunlight is good?They were placed outside openly during this winter

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Re: Planting Freesia

Post by Izhar » February 18th, 2015, 8:59 am

Save it from rain and mid-day direct sunlight... keep it in a place where it could get some shade during the day...

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Re: Planting Freesia

Post by ka_khan » March 13th, 2015, 8:22 pm

Took 6 months...they started blooming.Multiplied last years bulbs.The fragrance and colours are worth waiting.

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Re: Planting Freesia

Post by ka_khan » March 13th, 2015, 8:25 pm

Will try to load the lighter pics.
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