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'Schwarzwalder' Calla Lily container size

Posted by archoo16 5 (My Page) on
Sat, Mar 23, 13 at 11:14

I acquired some 'Schwarzwalder' rhizomes recently. If I had them indoor or outdoors, what size pot would be ideal per rhizome? Would planting a taro plant in the same container, harm the plant?

I only have a balcony garden , so cant put them in ground.
Thanks for your help :D Good luck with your plants this year!


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RE: 'Schwarzwalder' Calla Lily container size

Not sure of you particular variety, but the common callas I've come across did well in 6" pots... in fact I had 3 bulbs in one pot and 2 of them blossomed.
I really should go back to pots for the callas because they are lost in the garden anyways, being so close to the ground and often flopping over.


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RE: 'Schwarzwalder' Calla Lily container size

Thank you. I have 3 bulbs and was hoping to put 2 outside in a 10'' pot and 1 indoors in a 6''. Awesome.


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RE: 'Schwarzwalder' Calla Lily container size

I never thought of callas getting enough sunlight indoors. It will be fun to see how it turns out. :)


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RE: 'Schwarzwalder' Calla Lily container size

:D I will keep you updated. My South facing balcony has a glass door , so it pretty much gets sun all day .
Freak snow storm has completely covered my balcony and every thing is cold and white . :(
Will start my call lilies when it gets warmer here.


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RE: 'Schwarzwalder' Calla Lily container size

Around here we've gotten a 'freak' sunny day on occasion too.
Hopefully we're both enjoying a green and colorful view outside our windows soon. :)


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