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Triteleia_peduncularis - Lindl.

Common Name Longray Tripletlily, Long-ray brodiaea
Family Alliaceae
USDA hardiness 5-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Low fields, wet grasslands, vernal streams and pools, closed cone pine forests, mixed evergreens, foothill woodlands, often on serpentine soils, from sea level to 800 metres[270].
Range South-western N. America - California.
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Weed Potential No
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Fully Hardy Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun
Triteleia_peduncularis Longray Tripletlily, Long-ray brodiaea


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Triteleia_peduncularis Longray Tripletlily, Long-ray brodiaea
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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Triteleia_peduncularis is a BULB growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.1 m (0ft 4in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 6 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from June to July. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects.
Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil.

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Synonyms

Brodiaea peduncularis (Lindl.) S. Watson

Habitats

Edible Uses

Bulb - raw or cooked[105, 161]. Rich in starch, the bulb can be used like potatoes.

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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FOOD FOREST PLANTS

Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

Requires a rich well-drained sandy loam[1]. Likes plenty of moisture whilst in growth followed by a warm dry period in late summer and autumn[200].

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Propagation

Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame. Alternatively, the seed can be sown in spring in a cold frame. Germination usually takes place within 1 - 3 months at 15°c. Sow the seed thinly so that there is no need to prick them out and grow the seedlings on in the pot for their first year. Give an occasional liquid feed to ensure that they do not become mineral deficient. Seedlings are prone to damping off so be careful not to overwater them and keep them well ventilated. When they become dormant, pot up the small bulbs placing about 3 in each pot. Grow them on in the greenhouse for another year or two until the bulbs are about 20mm in diameter and then plant them out into their permanent positions when they are dormant in the autumn. Division of flowering size bulbs in autumn. Dig up the clumps of bulbs, replanting the larger ones direct into their permanent positions. It is best to pot up the smaller ones and grow them on in a greenhouse for a year before planting them out when they are dormant in early autumn.

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther
Triteleia peduncularisLongray Tripletlily, Long-ray brodiaeaBulb0.3 5-9  LMNDM30 

Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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