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Chincherinchee, Ornithogalum Mount Fuji (White) - Bulbs

Chincherinchee, Ornithogalum Mount Fuji (White) - Bulbs
Showy plant with beautiful large long lasting flowers, ideal for growing in pots.
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Description for Chincherinchee, Ornithogalum Mount Fuji (White)

The common name of the genus, Star-of-Bethlehem, is based on its star-shaped flowers. The genus Ornithogalum contains about 180 species. The genus is characterized by long linear to oblong-lanceolate (lance-shaped) leaves.

The bulbs are ovoid with free or concrescent scales. These are white or off-white with green or brown shading in the centre, which fades over time. These flowers last a long time, once open, and bend towards the light. The leaves are fleshy and sword-shaped, and the only number about six per stalk. They feel soft and smooth to the touch.

Common name(s): Star-of-Bethlehem, Wonder Flower, Chincherinchee
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: Summer
Max reacahble height: Up to 24 inches
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Sowing season of Chincherinchee bulb is in the spring and summer season. Choose a location in full sun and be sure the soil is well drained.
Use the potting mix for bulb plantation as

  • Garden soil + Compost + Perlite + Sand (2:2:1:1)
  • Soil + Cocopeat + vermicompost (2:1:2)

 

Sunlight: Full to partial sunlight
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Moderately
Temperature: 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer.

Caring for Chincherinchee

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
  • You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
  • You should fertilize a plant at planting time and growing season.
  • Mulch the plant with organic matter.

Typical uses of Chincherinchee

Special features: Long-lasting flowers

Ornamental use: The flowers bed are so much pretty to add your garden.

References

  • https://www.gardenershq.com/Ornithogalum-Star-Bethlehem.php
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Chincherinchee.html
  • http://pza.sanbi.org/ornithogalum-saundersiae

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4 / 5 Parvati Gujju 26 August 2017
This plant looks best in pots.
5 / 5 Sushma Thakur 30 June 2017
cute flowers in this plant.
5 / 5 Sushma Saundarya 19 June 2017
This plant loks soo cute.
5 / 5 Gaurav Narwania 27 May 2017
I want to buy this plant.
5 / 5 Chanda Raju Raju 18 February 2017
This plant loks soo cute.

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