Basal Rot

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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Trichoderma

November 3, 2009
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Trichoderma

BASAL ROT n – folder 7.doc Hi all,   For those interested in finding out more on trichoderma see John McLennan’s article in the NZ Daffodil Annual 2009.  He outlines…

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basal rot and tulips

October 15, 2009
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Basal rot is caused by a fungus called fusarium oxysporum spp narcissus, which lives in the soil. (See Dr. Ted Snazelle’s book, “Daffodil Diseases and Pests”, available from ADS.) It…

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