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Author Topic: Calochortus 2022  (Read 156 times)

MarcR

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Calochortus 2022
« on: March 27, 2022, 09:29:47 AM »
I am just beginning my attempt to grow Calochortus. PBS had a surplus from several years of seed exchanges and members were given opportunity to join a random drawing to purchase 1 of 3 shares.
I was fortunate enough to get the opportunity to buy a share. Now I have seed for 17 species of Calochortus.  I was advised to hold the seed until mid August before putting bags of planted seed in the fridge.  I would appreciate any advise I might get from people who have grown them successfully.
Marc Rosenblum

Falls City, OR USA

I am in USDA zone 8b where temperatures almost never fall below 15F  -9.4C.  Rainfall 50"+  but none  June-+September.  We seldom get snow; but when it comes we get 30" overnight.  soil is sandy loam with a lot of humus.  Oregon- where Dallas is NNW of Phoenix.

 


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