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Re: AMaryllis

Noreen - I have one Jesse got me years ago.  Planted it on the South side of
the house right near the dryer vent, and it comes back every year,
remarkably enough.

On 2/25/06, Cersgarden@aol.com <Cersgarden@aol.com> wrote:
> In a message dated 2/24/06 5:15:25 PM, TeichFlora@aol.com writes:
> > How does one get an Amaryllis to rebloom  the
> > next year????
> >
> Noreen, after the bloom is spent, I cut the stock off and let the foliage
> go.
> When the weather is warm enough (late May) I move it outside and place
> under shrubs but in a location where I will remember to water.   Also
> provide
> fertilizer several times during the summer.   In fall I bring the
> container
> in,
> let the foliage dry up and place in the basement in a cool dark spot
> letting
> it
> rest for a min of 6 wks but I usually allow a longer rest.   I then bring
> in
> it into warmth & light & add moisture and it will respond by sprouting &
> blooming.   A friend who hybridizes them tells me they are   big feeders.
> She &
> her husband have a corn seed production farm in S Amer where she develops
> her
> bulbs twice as fast as here due to the warm temps.
>     Ceres
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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