tuberosa dormant care

joeplant(4)September 14, 2008

I was wondering when the tuberosa does go dormant what to do with it as for watering and storage.should I keep it dry in dormancy?leave it potted in soil? and temp. and light conditions. joe

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MrImpatiens(Zone 9 CA)

Joe
Tuberosa does not have to go dormant if you keep it warm enough. If it does keep it on the dry side but not too much. I think it will start going dormant in the 50s. I tend to have problems at this point with them, I have lost several due to dormancy. I would recommend that you try to keep it going. If you do loose branches new ones will start to sprout up. Keep it warm and let them grow.

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joeplant(4)

thanks for the info,I 'll keep them going under lights for the winter. joe

    Bookmark   September 15, 2008 at 4:55PM
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