Please help Potting mix for bulb

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Re: Please help Potting mix for bulb

Post by Izhar » February 17th, 2016, 3:48 pm

You should refrigerate the lillies and take out in June...

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Re: Please help Potting mix for bulb

Post by niyothi » February 17th, 2016, 3:53 pm

30:30:30:10

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Re: Please help Potting mix for bulb

Post by niyothi » February 17th, 2016, 3:55 pm

For info : I have still not potted lilies . I just potted some sprouting muscari cos they were drying up

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Re: Please help Potting mix for bulb

Post by niyothi » February 17th, 2016, 3:56 pm

Ok find . that will be rainy season but my garden is only in two balconies which are covered

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Re: Please help Potting mix for bulb

Post by niyothi » February 17th, 2016, 3:56 pm

Even with sprouts its OK to refrigerate?

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Re: Please help Potting mix for bulb

Post by Izhar » February 17th, 2016, 3:57 pm

sand should be 50%.. also add pebbles and coconut husk pieces...

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Re: Please help Potting mix for bulb

Post by Izhar » February 17th, 2016, 3:58 pm

Go ahead for planting those with sprouts.. as they will rot..

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Re: Please help Potting mix for bulb

Post by niyothi » February 17th, 2016, 4:10 pm

Izhar I hope the pink thing is called sprout in lilies please confirm
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Re: Please help Potting mix for bulb

Post by Izhar » February 17th, 2016, 4:11 pm

Its very small... you can save it in fridge...

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Re: Please help Potting mix for bulb

Post by niyothi » February 17th, 2016, 4:14 pm

Ok fine thank you so much izhar . i am very happy to bea part of this gardening forum .You all are very helpful . especially you Mr. izhar . thank u so much

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