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Amaryllis and Hippeastrums: large bulbs

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Anna_Z
Monroe, WI
(Zone 4b)

October 24, 2011
12:05 PM

Post #8861750

I dug my amaryllis bulbs a couple weeks ago. Took a pic of the 2 biggest ones. I guess I was able to get them to grow a little bigger...LOL...they were bigger bulbs when I purchased them a year ago, but they really grew planted in the ground. I think that is an 8 inch pot, for comparison.

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haweha
Solingen
Germany
(Zone 7a)

October 25, 2011
1:24 PM

Post #8863328

Your bulbs look rather "dried" and not in the very best condition. If you perceive some black discoloration on and into the neck, respectively, then treat your bulbs with a miticide (acaricide).
Anna_Z
Monroe, WI
(Zone 4b)

October 25, 2011
9:17 PM

Post #8863945

I will check them tomorrow.
tommyr2006
Poughkeepsie, NY

October 26, 2011
5:11 PM

Post #8864998

At first I thought that was a toilet paper roll in the middle! LOL!
Anna_Z
Monroe, WI
(Zone 4b)

October 26, 2011
5:38 PM

Post #8865042

Somebody on another group thought that too. :>)

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