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Lachenalia greenhouse plants


Lachenalia greenhouse plantsLachenalia are also known as Cape Cowslips. They are charming greenhouse plants for pot or basket culture. Pot in December in a compost of fibrous loam, leaf-mould, and sand; place as near the glass as possible, and never allow the soil to become dry, but maintain good drainage, and only give a little water till they have produced their second leaves. No more heat is required than will keep out the frost.