Star Gazer (Pink & white), Nerostar, Siberia, Acapulco (cyclamen pink) and Casablanca
| Climate: Liliums are best grown in green houses. Day temperature of 18-22°C and night temperature of 10-15°C are ideal.|
Soil: Well drained sterile medium (preferably leaf mould, cocopeat and FYM in equal parts) with pH 5.5 to 6.5 is ideal. Fumigate the beds with Dazomet @ 30g/m2.
Propagation: Liliums are commercially propagated through bulbs. A six week cold storage period at 2oC to 5oC is needed to break dormancy. Bulbs can be stored at - 20C up to one year.
Spacing: 20 x 15 cm, 15 x 15 cm or 15 x 10 cm (plant density varies between 30 and 60/m2 depending on cultivar and bulb size)
Irrigation: 6- 8 litres/m2/day during summer and 5 - 6 litres/m2/day during winter
Crop support: Supporting plants withnylon mesh is advisable.
Botrytis Blight: Dark brown spots on leaves,spraying of carbendazim @ 2g/lit of water effectively control the disease.