|This surprised me. A batch of 3 year
old (from seed) Bridgesii were planted (2007) in bed of 50%
compost with 50% large grain perlite. I guess the plants are now 4
The bed is about 30 inches deep of my mixture--with typical
California Central Valley soft soil at the bottom.
Apparently the deep root space allowed these plants to readily form
I've seen pups before—but 6 from a plant in 1-year is very nice.
That is not any sort of record since my 4 foot tall Peruvian Torch
bore 9 pups in a ring around its base one summer.
Anyway, a little
praise for this prolific Bridgesii. Nice bunch of kids you got