Category: Arum Lily Bulbs

  • Understanding and Solving pH and Nutrient Lockout in Arum and Calla Lilies

    Understanding and Solving pH and Nutrient Lockout in Arum and Calla Lilies

    Nutrient lockout occurs when a plant cannot take up nutrients via its roots, resulting in nutrient deficiencies, stunted growth, and, in extreme cases, the death of a plant. The signs of nutrient lockout are the same as those of a nutrient deficiency, mainly discolored foliage and stunted growth. With nutrient lockout, however, the nutrients a… Read more

  • Arum and Calla Lilies: Will They Recover from Fertilizer Burn? Signs and Symptoms and How to Fix It

    Arum and Calla Lilies: Will They Recover from Fertilizer Burn? Signs and Symptoms and How to Fix It

    So, you’ve noticed your arum and calla lilies are struggling a little bit. Think your lilies have fertilizer or nutrient burn? Maybe you were a little heavy-handed when applying fertilizer. Now you want to know how bad is nutrient burn. Will your lilies recover? Don’t worry, we have all the information you need here. Below,… Read more

  • All About Zantedeschia aethiopica (White Arum Lily) and Zantedeschia odorata

    All About Zantedeschia aethiopica (White Arum Lily) and Zantedeschia odorata

    Zantedeschia aethiopica and Zantedeschia odorata, both belonging to the Araceae family, are two of the most well-known species within the Zantedeschia genus. Despite their similarities, they have distinct characteristics that set them apart. This article explores their differences in appearance, origin, environmental preferences, hardiness, scent, and height. Appearance Zantedeschia aethiopica is famous for its large,… Read more

  • All About Calla and Arum lilies

    All About Calla and Arum lilies

    This article delves into the fascinating world of arum lilies and calla lilies, covering everything from their origins and botanical details to their versatile uses as garden plants, houseplants, and cut flowers. Discover the differences between bulbs and rhizomes, and get answers to common questions about these beautiful plants. What’s in a Name? Members of… Read more

  • Optimal Temperature and Storage Methods for Arum and Calla Lily Bulbs

    Optimal Temperature and Storage Methods for Arum and Calla Lily Bulbs

    Introduction Arum lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica) and Calla lilies (Zantedeschia spp.) are prized for their stunning flowers and lush foliage. To ensure successful growth and storage, it is crucial to understand the ideal temperature conditions and proper storage techniques for their bulbs. This comprehensive guide covers everything from greenhouse temperature management to best practices for storing… Read more

  • The Ultimate Guide to Growing and Caring for Calla Lilies and Arum Lilies

    The Ultimate Guide to Growing and Caring for Calla Lilies and Arum Lilies

    Introduction Calla lilies (Zantedeschia spp.) and Arum lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica) are admired for their exquisite flowers and versatile garden uses. This comprehensive guide covers everything from planting and caring for these lilies to understanding their bloom cycle, ensuring that your lilies thrive and bloom beautifully. Planting Calla and Arum Lilies Soil Preparation To ensure the… Read more

  • Understanding the Bloom Cycle of Arum Lilies and Calla Lilies

    Understanding the Bloom Cycle of Arum Lilies and Calla Lilies

    Introduction Arum lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica) and Calla lilies (Zantedeschia spp.) are renowned for their elegant, trumpet-shaped blooms and lush, green foliage. Understanding their bloom cycle is essential for gardeners who want to enjoy these stunning flowers at their best. This comprehensive guide will delve into the various stages of the bloom cycle for Arum and… Read more

  • How to Winterize Calla Lilies and Arum Lilies: A Comprehensive Guide

    How to Winterize Calla Lilies and Arum Lilies: A Comprehensive Guide

    Introduction Calla lilies (Zantedeschia spp.) and Arum lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica) are beloved for their elegant and striking blooms. However, these plants are not frost-hardy and require special care during the winter months to ensure they survive and thrive in the following growing season. This comprehensive guide provides detailed instructions on how to winterize Calla and… Read more

  • Effective Control Methods for Bacterial Soft Rot in Calla and Arum Lilies

    Effective Control Methods for Bacterial Soft Rot in Calla and Arum Lilies

    Introduction Calla lilies (Zantedeschia spp.) and Arum lilies are popular ornamental plants known for their striking appearance. However, these plants are susceptible to bacterial soft rot, a disease that can devastate crops if not managed properly. This comprehensive guide explores effective methods for controlling bacterial soft rot in Calla and Arum lilies through pathogen exclusion,… Read more

  • How to Grow Arum and Calla Lilies from Seed: A Comprehensive Guide

    How to Grow Arum and Calla Lilies from Seed: A Comprehensive Guide

    Introduction Growing Arum lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica) and Calla lilies (Zantedeschia spp.) from seeds can be a rewarding yet challenging endeavor. While these plants are commonly propagated from bulbs, starting them from seeds offers a unique experience and the satisfaction of nurturing them from the very beginning. This comprehensive guide will walk you through the entire… Read more