Bulb Information

Information about condition and health of bulbs.

Basal rot treatment

A few prized tetraploid tazettas became infected with basal rot. I invented a treatment that successfully cured them. I am not scientist but a gardener and breeder of Narcissus who…

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N. hedraeanthus luteolentus – diff. forms

December 19, 2019
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Attached are pics of several forms and colours of what I have been accustomed to calling N. hedraeanthus ssp. Luteolentus but now, according to Rafa I must learn to call…

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N. serotinus growing notes

October 28, 2019
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I thought I’d write about my experience growing Narcissus serotinus over the past year as I find things like this written by others to be fascinating. Feel free to offer…

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On contacting Nancy Pilipuf

September 15, 2019
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Nancy Pilipuf has distributed a list of bulbs recently dug from her huge collection. She is presently occupied with caring for her husband, Fred, who has Parkinson’s and has suffered…

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Daffodils on Instagram

August 25, 2019
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Hello! For those of you on Instagram and for those of you who enjoy daffodil photos, please check out my PHS Daffodils account, www.instagram.com/phsdaffodils Photos are uploaded (almost) daily of…

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Ethics of surplus bulbs

Is there any objection to giving away loads of good show-quality bulbs, especially if they are still being sold by the originator? For instance, I have lots of some excellent…

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