Breaking a long dormancy

temporal-joe(5-6)April 5, 2014

Last year in mid summer I was given a dormant Dracunculus corm. It is still dormant. I am wondering if a watering with gibberellic acid would help break it's dormancy.

Anybody have experience using gibberellic acid on dormant corms?

Thanks
Joe

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lomodor(6)

good question joe..i dont have experience with dracunculus..i have used gibb acid on other plants as a "hormone stimulant" with good results..
speaking as to some of the "tropical" amorphs.. i used to think i could force corms into periods of there vegetative stages..extending growth.. without success.:)
with my titanum,hewetti.. when they are good and ready to break dormancy..then they do..
good luck to ya !!!!!!!!!!!

    Bookmark   April 6, 2014 at 4:29PM
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