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I received some oxalis corms and never got round to planting them - so they've been sitting in the fridge for a good few weeks. Are they still ok for planting - or have I missed the right time to do it. They look less fresh than when they arrived, but not too bad! I kept forgetting they were in the fridge until each time I opened it in the evening following a long day in the garden - doh!



I would plant them any way what have you got to lose? Just out of curiosity why the fridge?

19 Apr, 2010


Hi sbg - to be honest - I don't know!!! I just thought that they would be better off in there! Lol!

19 Apr, 2010


Could you give them a little soaking first,they may be dehydrated.

19 Apr, 2010


I am bringing them up to room temp at the moment, and will give them a bit of a soak tomorrow before planting out. Thanks for the tip!

19 Apr, 2010


Where are you growing them? some can be a bit of a "thug"....I would plant them in a pot....just in case!!

20 Apr, 2010


These are all destined to become houseplants - it is the red leafed variety with white flowers and Spritz planted some successfully as houseplants last year I think. I'll probably make them up as houseplants for me and my mum, and if they do well, I might try a few outside too.

20 Apr, 2010


I'm going to ask another question - but in case any of you pick up from this one - nothing is happening in the pot and when I dug one up - there was no growth at all. Am I expecting too much too soon, or have I killed the corms??

9 May, 2010

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