03-09-2012, 01:47 AM #1
Barclaya Red - how would you plant?
So I had a Barclaya red longifolia come in the mail today and know nothing about this plant other than it's lighting/chemical requirements. To my surprise, it was only the root structure and a hard cone which I'm guessing is a bulb? They made it seem like I'd be getting an actual partially grown plant with developed leaves, as I always receive from this seller.
After I post this, I'll research a little. Just wondering if anyone has had success with these plants, and what planting method helped you most.
Not knowing the type of roots, should I bury in gravel, half bury, tie to rocks/DW?
03-09-2012, 02:47 AM #2
Who did you get it from? I've been wanting one of those. I've ordered several and not gotten them to grow.120 Gallon Freshwater - Planted
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03-09-2012, 03:15 AM #3
That Barclaya is in it's resting phase. Just place the bulb on the gravel, and wait. It should sprout if the bulb is still alive. Should grow within a couple weeks if it is.
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03-10-2012, 11:53 PM #4
Ok thanks. If I were to guess, it's not alive, and it floats. I got it off ebay.ca, where I get all my plants. If indeed it is dead, it's my first ever DOA buying off there. I'll give it a shot anyway, had to weigh it down.