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Amaryllis has been tampered with



  • @B3 it feels solid
  • EmerionEmerion Posts: 566
    I contacted the seller of my amaryllis when I first suspected that it wasn’t growing, and they said that it could take a few weeks sometimes, then I left it another 2 weeks, and looked at it. As I said above, it had been growing after all. I think it was well over a month when I contacted the seller, but not sure exactly. So I would say that yours is still fine, and don’t look whatever you do! 🙂
    Carmarthenshire (mild, wet, windy). Loam over shale, very slightly sloping, so free draining. Mildly acidic or neutral.

  • B3B3 Posts: 26,959
    Well, maybe later. Don't water it too much just a little. And be patient. Maybe it isn't a dud😉
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 3,128
    All my Amaryllis are currently over-wintering in a tray, all roots & leaves neatly trimmed off , absolutely bone-dry .
    They will be repotted in late Spring and treated as any other bulb . Strictly speaking Amaryllis shouldn't even be growing yet ; they respond well to the longer brighter days and do well outside in the Summer months . As the leaves yellow in the Autumn I simply remove them and repeat the above process .
  • May I jump on this thread? I was given an Amaryllis at Christmas, planted it following instructions to the letter. Its not done anything. How long could it take? I have so far resisted lifting it to have a peep.......
    I got both of mine in the first week of Nov, one from Sainsbury's and the other from M&S. Both were put on a sunny windowsill. The M&S one kicked start growing a week later (now with a long stalk and a bud), while the Sainsbury's one did nothing, until I read in a post that a bit more warmth may do the trick. I moved it to be near (but not too close to) a radiator that's turned on in the night, and it worked. Saw some new growth in the first week of Jan. 
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 17,425
    It looks like you will have three stalks of flowers.

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 17,425
    I have a dozen, one in full flower, two in coloured bud stage , some still dormant. They are all in the living room so nice and warm. Old ones in the greenhouse will usually start to grow randomly thriugh the summer.
  • Earlier this week. There are 9 blooms on it today, no leaves?
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 86,872
    Glorious. The leaves will follow. 😊 

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

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