Crinum Division

 

Crinum Bulb

Crinum Bulb

 

 

Question:

Sally from VA posted a great question regarding when to divide her crinum!

“I’d like to divide a crinum bulb that’s been in the ground for 5 years. May I do it in March, as the spring in virginia begins? Or, should I do it now, in January?”

 

Rebecca with Crinum Bulbs

Rebecca with Crinum Bulbs

 

Response:

“Thank you for your inquiry! Now would be an ideal time to divide your crinum unless you’re worried about exposing them to freezes. If the weather is going to zap them with below 30 degree temperatures or harder, wait until hard freeze danger is over. (or protect them after dividing) You’ll lose a little head start of spring growth, but all will be fine in the end with these aggressive summer growers.”

Happy Gardening!

Crinum Bulb

Chris and a Crinum Bulb

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2 Responses to “Crinum Division”

  1. Reed February 3, 12 at 11:53 AM #

    Good to know!

    Awesome pictures! Really enjoyed your writing style.

    Will visit often!

    Reed

  2. Nate Shenk February 6, 12 at 5:37 AM #

    Wow…that girl looks so much like my sister! Crazy!

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