Max tenuifolia culture

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    bullsie

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    I've grown this for years. Nice big beautiful blooming clumps. All in the old place. In this new one, I'm having a fit with it. My biggest question is, will this species grow s/h? I was thinking of going to this medium with it since I've just about manipulated everything else. Anyone?
     
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    I had one tenuifolia in s/h and the others in basket with growstones. I think they grew equally well for awhile, but after awhile, the s/h plant struggled.
     
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    I'm down to one wisp of a leaf with a bulb on the bottom. Real sad looking. Thanks Dot. I think I will just let it live out what's left of its life in the backyard. Maybe a future endeavor.
     
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    Susan, I've found that Max. grow quite well in a basket
    with coco fiber. They like quick drainage and just a bit of
    moisture retention.
     
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    Oh, I can do that! Thank you!
     

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