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Plants of Interest May 2017
May, 13, 2017

PLANT:           Bulb. Wilmar Galaxy Star

GROWER:     C. and H. Baker

HOUSING:    Grows well in a shade house with seventy percent shade cloth cover. Enjoys good ventilation and air movement.

FEEDING:    Could be described as a heavy feeder, fertilize weekly with alternate applications of higher nitrogen and potassium fertilizer in summer and monthly in winter.

POTTING:    Tends to have a spreading growth and easily outgrows normal pots. Does better if potted in shallow saucer shape pots where it will multiply as it spreads. Can grow into an attractive specimen with many flowers.

COMMENTS: This would be an ideal plant for new growers to have in their collection as it is hardy, grows well in tropical and subtropical climates.

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