Canna indica

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Camouflage

Canna indica

Post by Camouflage » Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:28 pm

Hi, I’m looking for Canna indica rhizomes (original wild red type) , can anybody point me in the right direction.

fern Rob

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Post by fern Rob » Wed Mar 12, 2014 10:30 pm

Camouflage wrote:Hi, I’m looking for Canna indica rhizomes (original wild red type) , can anybody point me in the right direction.
Im currently germinating some seeds of this form.

Camouflage

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Post by Camouflage » Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:18 pm

Rob, I have seen seed for sale but was under the impression that germination was rather unpredictable.
Let me know how you get on.

miketropic

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Post by miketropic » Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:18 am

I've got loads but have to wait till it warms up to get them out from storage. I just popped 80 so seeds in the dirt that have them as a parent cross as well

fern Rob

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Post by fern Rob » Sat Mar 15, 2014 10:23 am

miketropic wrote:I've got loads but have to wait till it warms up to get them out from storage. I just popped 80 so seeds in the dirt that have them as a parent cross as well
they germinate well after been soaked and put in a bad of sand and compost mix.

miketropic

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Post by miketropic » Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:30 am

after only a week I have at least 60 of the 80 come up..3 of those are bronze leaf already..with no bronze leaf as a parent cross this will be interesting

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