P532 ORACLE 532 Mon12 Oct C4 1740:01  4/6       BYHUGHJEFFRIES HARDY CYCLAMEN (4) There are three ways of raising cyclamen — from seed, from dry corms or from fresh (growing) corms. SEED. The cheapest, but the least reliable way of raising plants, unless the seed is fresh. If you've a friend with plants, beg seed from her in July or August and sow in pots within 24 hours. You'll get flowers in 2—3 years. DRY CORMS. Easily found in shops (esp. C.neapolitanul , but may be too dry. Look for firm, plump tubers and expect a fair proportion of failures. more follows > Time Off Guide — 530 DIY — 533 DIY Out Of Doors Angling Rock/Film
P532 ORACLE 532 Mon12 Oct C4 1741:02  2/6       BYHUGHJEFFRIES HARDY CYCLAMEN (2) There are four species of hardy cyclamen that are relatively easy to come by and which will, between them, be in flower almost all the year. C.coum Flowers Jan—Mar. Crimson, white (C.c album) or pink (C.c roseum). The hardiest of them all. Hard to find. Sometimes sold as C.orbiculatum. Mine flowered in the snow two winters ago, but the corm rotted last winter. C.repandum Fl. Apr/May. Deep pink with a scent of violets. Likes some protection from continual sun (under a hedge?). Leaves patterned with silver. more follows > Time Off Guide — 530 DIY — 533 DIY Out Of Doors Angling Rock/Film
P532 ORACLE 532 Mon12 Oct C4 1711:50  6/6       BYHEGHJEFF DS,,. HARDY CYCLAMEN (6) Some suppliers of fresh cyclamen corms. All do mail order, but best visht the nursery and select growing plants, or better still, in flower. Potterton & Martin, Moortown Rd, Nettleton, Caistor. Lincs. LN7 6HX Tile Barn Nursery, Iden Green, Benenden, Kent. TN17 1JU Broadleigh Gardens, Bishop's Hull, Taunton. Somerset. TA4 1AE W.Ingwersen Ltd. Gravetye, E.Grinstead, W. Sussex. RH19 4LE P & J Christian, Pentre Nurseries, Minera, Wrexham. Clwyd. more follows > Time Off Guide — 530 DIY — 533 DIY Out Of Doors Angling Rock/Film
P532 ORACLE 532 Mon12 Oct C4 1751:10  5/6       BYHUGHJEFFRIES HARDY CYCLAMEN (5) F"FSH CORMS are the most reliable way of raising cyclamen and the dearest. Depending on the time of year, they may not be showing actual signs of growth. Plant corms in very well drained soil, with grit added to the top 6ins. Plant just below ground level. Look for the remains of roots on the bottom of the corm (C.neapolitanum roots are on top). Cyclamen like an annual dre3qhng of bonemeal and a liquid feed when they are in active growth. Watch out for mice and slugs, which eat the corms. more follows > Time Off Guide — 530 DIY — 533 DIY Out Of Doors Angling Rock/Film
P532 ORACLE 532 Mon12 Oct C4 1750:03  3/6       BYHUGHJEFF DS,,. HARDY CYCLAMEN (3) C.europaeum (now called C.purpurasce&s0 Flowers Jul—Sep. Shades of pink and carmine. The most scented of the hardy cyclamen and very hardy. The leaves are round or kidney-shaped and well patterned with silver.Naturalises well. C.neapolitanum (now C.hederifolium) Flowers Aug—Nov (but if kept well-watered will flower from July). Flowers appear before the leaves, which are beautifully marked and persist till June (good ground-cover). Eashest to buy and naturalises well. There is a less common white form (C.h.Album). more follows > Time Off Guide — 530 DIY — 533 DIY Out Of Doors Angling Rock/Film
P532 ORACLE 532 Mon12 Oct C4 1740:10  1/6       BYHUGHJEFFRIES HARDY CYCLAMEN (1) These miniature co5qhns of the familiar cyclamen we give each other for Christmas are such a delight that I'm surprised how few people grow them. They're members of the primula family (surprising, isn't it?) and they aren't at all hard to grow, providing you give them the right conditions. They self-seed bountifully and will spread into quite large colonies within a few years. Of course, you have to put them where they won't be disturbed. more follows > Time Off Guide — 530 DIY — 533 ORACLE PROPERTY CLASSIFIEDS 495/7 DIY Out Of Doors Angling Rock/Film
P532 ORACLE 532 Mon12 Oct C4 1733:12       BYHUGHJEFF FS HARDY CYCLAMEN (3) C.europaeum (now called C.purp2q!q—e6r Flowers Jul—Sep. Shades of pink and carmeof. The most scented of the hardy cyclamen and very hardy. The leaves are round or kidney-shaped and well patterned with silver.Naturalises well. C.neapolitanum (now C.hederifolium) Flowers Aug—Nov (but if kept well-watered will flower from July). Flowers appear before the leaves, which are beautifully marked and persist till June (good ground-covdq). Easiest to buy and naturalises well. There is a less common white form (C.h.Album). more follows > Time Off Guide — 530 DIY — 533 DIY Out Of Doors Angling Rock/Film