Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Bomarea edulis.
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One report says that plants are possibly hardy in the milder areas of Britain. However a plant has been growing in an outdoor bed at Kew in light woodland for at least 4 years (1992) where it has flowered and produced seed in most years[K]. Another report says that it is hardy to about -10°c. Plants prefer a minimum night temperature of 10°c. Keep the plants almost dry in winter and apply a good thick organic mulch to the roots. The mulch should be removed as growth commences in the spring because the young shoots are very susceptible to slug damage[K]. The edible roots are sold in local markets in S. America. The tubers should be planted about 15cm deep n the soil.This genus is closely related to Alstroemeria species.
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