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Winterisation of euro is bicolour

MJ56MJ56 Posts: 30

can anyone shed any light on  how to prepare a eucomis in a pot for winter, I.e. When and where to cut back etc


  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 3,080

    Hi melanie78

    If growing in a pot now ,and if you don't want seeds, cut off the flower stalk and keep the foliage.  Leave to one side to become dormant , then clean off the dead leaves .

    Store cool but relatively frost-free and dry for the winter , then commence watering in the Spring as any other bulb . They grow better in full sunshine , but will tolerate partial shade .

  • MJ56MJ56 Posts: 30

    Thanks for that Paul I'm a novice at trying to grow anything, I bought this about a month ago and it's still alive! Did you mean separate the leaves from the bulb when you say clean them off ?

  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 3,080

    When the leaves are dry they will be like tranlucent yellowed paper ; just pull them off and put the bulb to dry image.

  • MJ56MJ56 Posts: 30

    Thanks Paul ?

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