Written by Maggie
Sep 11 2021
Although Red spider lily is an unlucky flower in many regions, its shocking Red color is still loved by many people, and it is not enough to grow only one pot. Therefore, it is very important to master the propagation method of Red spider lily. It is understood that there are four propagation methods of Red Spider Lily, which are division propagation method, cutting propagation method, tissue culture propagation method and sowing propagation method. The specific propagation methods of Red spider lily are as follows.
Different from other flowers which are propagated by cuttings, the propagation method of Red Spider Lily mainly adopts the division method. Dig out the plants from the soil in the pot during the dormant period or after flowering. Take off the seed balls near the cue ball and plant them. They will Flower in about a year or two.
Bulb cutting is also one of the propagation methods of Red Spider Lily, besides the common method of bulb splitting. Specific practices are as follows:
Using MS medium, pedicels and ovaries were picked as explant materials. After culture, callus could be produced at the incision. Adventitious roots can form after 1 month and adventitious buds can form after 3 to 4 months. Using pedicels and scales with stems as explants for tissue culture propagation, adventitious buds and subforms can also be produced.
The sowing propagation method of Red spider lily is used outdoors, but not in potted plants at home. This kind of propagation method is generally used to cross Red spider lily with other varieties. Sowing in natural environment, only a few seedlings pull out one leaf in the first growth cycle, the seedling stage can be transplanted once, and it takes about 4-5 years from sowing to flowering of seedlings.
Precautions: (1) Because the seeds are dormant in summer, they should avoid sowing in summer and can be sown in other seasons; (2) Sowing seeds immediately after seed collection, keep the temperature at 20℃, and you can see the radicle exposed in about 15 days.
If you know how to raise Red spiders and how to propagate them, you will become a little expert on raising Red spiders. Red spider lily is an unlucky flower and looks a little weird when it blooms. But if you like it and are not superstitious, you might as well keep it and watch it. Finally, I wish you all the beautiful flowers of the Red Spider Lily.