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Q.Montbretia Corms ?

Zone Montreux, Switzerland | Anonymous added on June 16, 2023 | Answered

Good afternoon, last summer I collected Montbretia corms in Ireland, let them dry out and planted them this April. Absolutely nothing has happened – have i killed or could they still come up ? Thank you

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Answered on June 19, 2023

When they were stored, were they allowed air circulation in a dark, frost free environment? If any of the bulbs were soft or had fungal growths, were they discarded? If they were stored properly, then planted at a depth of 3 to 5 inches (7.5-12.5 cm.), they should grow. Since they haven't put up foliage, check to see if they were planted too deep. Also, check for rotted bulbs. They prefer lightly acidic, well drained soil. Here is more:



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