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Ledebouria revoluta (100 seeds)


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Ledebouria revoluta. Family: Hyacinthaceae. Common names: common African hyacinth. A solitary to sparsely gregarious, deciduous, bulbous plant. Bulbs covered with multiple layers of brown, dry, membranous, dead bulb scales. Leaves 5–10, lanceolate to narrowly triangular, somewhat leathery, produced in summer simultaneously with or after the flowers, green usually with various spots and markings mostly on the upper surface, lower surface plain green or variously spotted and marked. Sowing instructions : Seed must be sown fresh in spring or summer, in deep seed trays filled with the sifted potting mixture detailed above. The seed can be sown on a firmly tamped surface and lightly covered with the same mixture, approximately 2 mm deep. The seed trays should be kept in a bright, warm position out of direct sunlight and kept damp for between 2 to 3 weeks, until germination has commenced. Once the seedlings have emerged, watering can be reduced. The seedlings can be pricked out into community pots or individual containers after their first year. Locality: Ellisras. Harvest: January 2023