Will it work to propagate Ornithogalum magnum from seed?

steve22802(7a VA)January 19, 2009

I have a nice mature Ornithogalum magnum bulb that has been in the ground for several years. Last year after it bloomed I collected some seeds from it. Do you think I could grow more bulbs from the seeds? How long would they take to bloom?

Thanks for any tips,


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steve22802(7a VA)

Hey, thanks for tracking that info down Zubababy! Looks like it's not an easy plant to grow from seed but I might as well give it try since I've got a few seeds on hand that I collected. I won't hold my breath or anything though. ;)
Then again, I have managed to grow calla lilies from seed to blooming size and they started out with slow germination too. It took 3 years for the little bulbs formed from the seeds to mature enough to bloom! ;(

- Steve

    Bookmark   January 19, 2009 at 11:43PM
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Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana(zone 5/6)


Might you have a few seeds to spare to trade? If so, please see my trade list and drop me an email.



Here is a link that might be useful: My trade list which is fairly up to date

    Bookmark   January 23, 2009 at 4:03PM
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