Re: Pinellia cordata "bulblets"
In a message dated 7/22/98 6:36:03 PM, you wrote:
>While growing some seedlings of Pinellia cordata, I noted them developing
>some "bulblets" in the upper notch of the leaf, where the petiole attaches.
>I was unaware that they did this. Will they do this in succeeding years as
>the leaves increase in size and how should these bulblets be propagated?
This is very common and they should produce them every year. I once read that
the bulblets have a hook on the top that catches in the fur of small animals
which disperses the plant. Can't guarantee that story is true. Press them in
soil in a damp, shady spot and they should do fine.
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