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Propagation Of The Amaryllis Belladonna

Sometimes the large mother bulbs produce small, side bulbs; you may remove this and do the same preparation for the new bulbs. Put them in separate pots with rich, sandy soil and wait for them to grow. It could take around 2 to 3 years to see the fruits of your labor. BellaDonna can be grown from fresh seed. Seeds vary in size from a grain of rice to a pea and are iridescent as mother of pearl. Continue reading Propagation Of The Amaryllis Belladonna

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Learn How and When Feeding Amaryllis Plants

Although amaryllis is a tropical flowering plant, it is most commonly seen during the winter months when it is often grown indoors. The bulbs come in a variety of shapes and brilliant colors sure to brighten the dreariest winter day. Care of amaryllis is often a question, but does amaryllis need fertilizer? If so, you may wonder when to fertilize amaryllis and what are amaryllis fertilizer requirements? Read on to learn more. Continue reading Learn How and When Feeding Amaryllis Plants

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Do you know how to Propagate Amaryllis?

Amaryllis Propagation is typically done by seed or by cuttage! Amaryllis plants are members of the Amaryllidaceae plant family. These plants are prized by home gardeners for their large, showy flowers that range in color from crimson to white. Amaryllis are hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 through 11 and grow best in bright, indirect light when grown indoors or filtered sunlight and shaded locations when planted outdoors. Continue reading Do you know how to Propagate Amaryllis?

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Amaryllis After Christmas — Now What?

Everyone loves amaryllis. After it finishes blooming, though, you’re probably wondering, “What the heck do I do with it now? Should I just throw it out?”
The question from Debbie : This was the question posed by Debbie, a curious and obviously committed reader. She writes, “What are the necessary steps to do afterward if you want that same bulb to grow and bloom again? Continue reading Amaryllis After Christmas — Now What?

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How to plant your Amaryllis bulbs

Forcing these wonderful flowers into bloom yourself is not hard to do and gives you lots of satisfaction. You don’t need much to get started, the effect is fantastic, and you will be treated to weeks of breathtakingly beautiful flowers. All Royal Colors Amaryllis are carefully prepared and require only warm temperatures, regular watering and a little light. Continue reading How to plant your Amaryllis bulbs

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Amaryllis follow-up care: worth the effort

How to flower your Amaryllis again (re-bloom)! Once the Amaryllis has finished flowering, you can get it to flower again (re-bloom) next year if you provide it with the right care first.
After flowering, cut off the faded flowers and let the leaves continue to grow and develop.
To encourage this, provide the plant regularly with water and houseplant fertilizer. Continue reading Amaryllis follow-up care: worth the effort