Re: Masoniana rising
2007-11-07 22:27:24 GMT
Definitely a view to enjoy, possibly with a sip of wine. Is the smell disinctive in any way (that is, different from those of other sans)?----- Original Message -----From: Scott in Long BeachSent: Wednesday, November 07, 2007 8:17 AMSubject: Re: [Sansevierias] Masoniana risingTonight is the night...<004a01c82111$4adf2dc0$c10a000a>=On Nov 2, 2007, at 3:56 PM, Norma L wrote:The rootstock must have age, and they will only flower on new growth.� I received my plant as an adult and then it took 3 year before I had flowers.� Dale took pictures several years ago of the flowers.� Leave it alone in a pot,� wait until it breaks the pot before dividing.� Once you mess with them, they take 2 steps back in age, they must be adults in order to have children, set flower, and then set seeds, patience please.�� Last year and this coming year�all flowered or now coming into flower,� my young new plants are not.���Scott you had better get over here� by the end of�the month or you will miss the flower show.� � Norma----- Original Message -----From: Christopher GussmanSent: Friday, November 02, 2007 3:48 PMSubject: Re: [Sansevierias] Masoniana risingNorma and group.How large to Sansevieria have to be to flower??� I know that will vary with species and conditions.� However, do you generally have to have several mature growths before they will flower.��I am particularly interested in getting my S. kirkii to flower.� Right now they are small young plants in 4" pots.� However, I was thinking of moving them up in pot size as needed and not dividing them.��I am still a Sansevieria neophyte.� My little S. ballyi is about to come into flower for the second time.� Thus far, that is my only personal flowering experience.����� -Chris----- Original Message -----From: Norma LSent: Friday, November 02, 2007 6:45 PMSubject: Re: [Sansevierias] Masoniana risingPoke them in with a dowel.� A chop stick may do as well,� then leave them alone for 10 years, give them plenty of water during the summer and use a 10-30-10 fertilizer after each watering, then stand back and admire.� They will at least morning sun, it has to have age to flower,� do not disturb until it does.� Norma----- Original Message -----From: Michael LaForestSent: Friday, November 02, 2007 1:51 PMSubject: Re: [Sansevierias] Masoniana risingI don't have a winch, so I am going to use Norma's advice and stik it into a bigger pot and hope it fills up the pot with leaves quick� so it will flower like Scotts!� His was so beautymous.General SansOn Nov 2, 2007, at 4:01 PM, hermine wrote:
At 09:59 AM 11/1/2007, you wrote:
>Upon the advice of the older and wiser ones on the forum, I have
>under potted this Masoniana rhizome (see attached picture) with the
>understanding that they like to be underpotted to flower. Seems a
>bit extreme, but here goes! Wish me luck.
try to get some more of the roots into the pot. use vicegrips and a
winch if necessary.
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