Forcing Winter Bulbs: Amaryllis and Paperwhites

I just posted an article about how to force winter branches, which is probably the less common type of winter forcing of plants that is done in comparison to forcing bulbs, mainly because success rates are higher (i.e. branches can be damaged when cut or improper storage and hydration of the branches may result in blossoms falling off) but also because it’s quite easy to purchase bulbs, bring them indoors, water and wait.

lovely winter amaryllis

And of course you would want to do that, if the result is a gorgeous spread of flowers that typically grow outdoors or somewhere in humid and tropical lands, why not?   

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