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Old 07-23-2014, 07:08 PM
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sea onion bulb


hi all , I am looking for sea onion bulb , I have other house plants I can trade for it , or pay postage .
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Old 07-23-2014, 09:28 PM
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Do you mean Bowiea or Ornithogalum?
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Old 07-23-2014, 10:27 PM
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the Bowiea tsilentseed .
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Old 07-23-2014, 10:32 PM
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what is the difference in the two
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Old 07-23-2014, 10:43 PM
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well the pregnant onion (ornithogalum) gets long leaves that look like reg. onions and hang down , where as the sea onion (bowiea) leaves vine.
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Old 07-23-2014, 10:46 PM
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oh okay thank you for explaining this to me i did not know there was two different kinds until now
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Old 07-24-2014, 07:12 AM
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I have Bowiea nana, which is the very rare species of an already rare genus. Do you have any special trades?

Thanks!
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Old 07-24-2014, 09:00 AM
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could get you some offspring bulbs from my Mahalab , this plant came from Thailand , the leaves look some what like that of a peace lily or hosta . likes plenty of light
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Old 07-24-2014, 12:09 PM
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Do you have a botanical name for it?
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:14 PM
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What I came up with is Bua Amazon or Thai Amazon Lily , it is a Tropical plant.
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Old 07-24-2014, 03:57 PM
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Eucharis ? Thank you, but I have both species.
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Old 07-24-2014, 05:38 PM
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ok , maybe some other time . thanks for trying tsilentseed .
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Old 07-24-2014, 06:12 PM
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No worries - let me know if you think of something.
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Old 08-01-2014, 12:15 PM
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Nancy when mine makes a new bulb i will give you one. No need to give me anything...I will just save one for you.
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Old 08-01-2014, 04:23 PM
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Thank you so much RiverRock , that is so kind of you . How is Moma Cat doing , hope she is well , we just had a litter of kittens from our 21/2 or 3 year old Cat , She came to us as a stray and very upset . we got her tamed down some and is pretty nice cat now . she is orange , black, and white , so is one of the kittens , she had seven of them little ones, but one didn't make it . sorry I went on and on . Nancy
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