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29/05/2013 at 21:59

How big or small is a lily bulb described as 14/16?

30/05/2013 at 00:18

It's the circumference of the widest part of the bulb in centimetres.  To get the diameter of a circle, you divide the circumference by Pi (roughly 3.)  That makes a 14/16 bulb about 5cm (2") in diameter.

30/05/2013 at 07:22

Many thanks.  I found 10 for £3 online and expected tiny little bulbs for that price.  They're actually average sized. 

Thanks again. 

30/05/2013 at 18:04

Lilies are often good buys, the only thing you need towatch out for is if they are mold free and still hard.  Having said that, that is the ideal, but I have bought 'throw outs' for pennies, sprouting and soft, and many of them have done wll for years - still, it's not the best way to get them.  Get them planted, time is agoing for lilies.  

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