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Re: [APD] New Madagascar Lace Pics
They don't die back - they run out of food. It's a myth, just stick a plant tab
under their roots. I've seen them flower non stop for 6 months at least.
It only takes 6 months for the seeds to grow into half decent sized plants, too,
with leaves a couple of inches long (but not much of a bulb at this size).
At 12:21 PM 2/26/07 -0800, you wrote:
>On Mon Feb 26 12:00 , Stuart Halliday <stuart at stuarthalliday_com> sent:
>>I had one that grew a flower and I asked Tropica about propagating it.
>>They told me it take 4 years for a seed to develop into a bulb.
>>This site says once it flowers it dies back. Mine certainly did.
>Thanks for the comments and link.
>Yup, doesn't look good for raising seeds in my tank.
>Even if I was successful in pollinating the bloom, I don't think I could go
>years without vacuuming the tank to keep it clean. Thanks for the bad news.
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