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How should kelseya uniflora grow
« on: September 06, 2023, 08:32:59 AM »
How should kelseya uniflora grow

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Re: How should kelseya uniflora grow
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2023, 03:54:15 PM »
The simple answer is slowly and without disturbance!  Native to volcanic and limestone cliffs in the USA states where it is found, it can make a stunning plant, but it is pretty difficult in cultivation. Prone to overwatering and scorch and not often flowering to its full capacity in cultivation.
A forumist in Austria used to grow it outside.  Seedlings, should you be fortunate enough to raise them,  should not be allowed to dry out. Growing in tufa is a good idea if possible.  Very slow growing and not at all easy and Ian and I managed to kill a large one we inherited at one point so my advice is not great!

http://beta.floranorthamerica.org/Kelseya_uniflora
« Last Edit: September 06, 2023, 03:56:16 PM by Maggi Young »
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Re: How should kelseya uniflora grow
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2023, 06:40:08 AM »
Is it possible to get seeds in Europe?
Sounds like a candidate for a low maintenance hydroponic system.
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