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Lachenalia haarlemensis (100 seeds)


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Lachenalia haarlemensis (Hyacinthaceae). It likes to grow in stony slopes. The plant produce only one to 2 leaves which are striped purple at the base. The flowers are greenish grey and turn mauve. Sowing: Seed is best sown in autumn in deep seed trays or pots in a sterilized medium of equal parts fine compost or loam, and river sand. Sow the seed thinly to prevent overcrowding and fungal infection, and to allow sufficient room for each seedling’s bulb to develop. Cover with a thin layer of sand, and keep moist and shaded. Germination should occur within five weeks. Locality: Langkloof. Harvest: October 2020