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I recently asked about small bulbs found in my Ornithogalum Thyrsoides which I put into plug trays to see how they got on and what they were. Today when I went to tidy the dead leaves in the pot I found lots more attached to the leaves and looking on line this is what I found (below). Are they really that invasive in the UK and should I bin the lot?

"I grow two sorts of Ornithogalum in pots. The Chincherinthees form zillions of teeny bulblets at the base of the flower stalk. If I want to contain the numbers I need to remove them with care and dispose of them. I'd personally rate the spawn as much worse than any seeds.

(On the other hand - those my mother planted in her garden have all died out. They didn't like the conditions under the bark mulch and the watering from the neighbour's yard. She's z9b.)"




You could always dig it all out and contain in a pot like I have.

12 Aug, 2017


It's in a pot 3d but I wouldn't want it to overtake the garden. You know how birds pick stuff up and drop it.

13 Aug, 2017


Yes I understand Thorneyside I suppose there is that to consider.

13 Aug, 2017

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