Basal Rot

soil sterilization

June 3, 2011
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Options (other than bleach, about which I have no opinion) you might consider include Cleary’s (buy it in WP wettable powder form as Banrot) or a soil fungicide sold in…

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Bulb dip question

I was looking to tweak my rose spraying program (since I now live in the swamps of Central Kentucky), and was doing a little bit of research (which is always…

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El Camino x Viridiflorus

December 16, 2010
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Hello everyone, A number of years ago I stopped by to see the late Frank Galyon on my way to the Smokey Mountains and he gave me a single bulb…

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Large fly destruction

November 18, 2010
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Many bulbs can be salvaged by removing the worm and replanting. (I add a dose of Clearys 3336 slurry.) You’ll often get a number of bulblets formed from the basal…

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an experience with color in collections

Daffnetters, We in California have a very difficult time growing/keeping white cultivars. They are annuals and just disappear – be it basal rot or whatever. When I was a starting…

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Fertilizer affects bulbs down multiple years

March 31, 2010
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The subject came up about n. Obvalaris blooming GREAT the first year and then dwindling down to a few blooms. Last year I showed photos of some of our daffodils…

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