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rot - was Re: Report of Springtime in the South (U.S.)

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: rot - was Re: Report of Springtime in the South (U.S.)
  • From: LMann76543@aol.com
  • Date: Wed, 19 Feb 1997 18:24:12 -0700 (MST)

In a message dated 97-02-19 15:33:03 EST, you write:

>BUT I already have my
>first case of soft rot, one rhizome of NIGHT AFFAIR which I let be covered
>by two big oak leaves. The rhizome's growing vigorously from pips on both
>sides even though the main fan rotted away. Tell me, pros, if I handled
>this prudently? I cut away the bad part without digging the plant and
>sprinkled the whole rhizome with Ajax cleanser with Bleach.
>Should I have dug up the plant?
>storey@aristotle.net   USDA Zone 7b

You'll get different opinions on this probably, but NIGHT AFFAIR has always
done very well here, and recovers on its own from any rot.

Linda Mann lmann76543@aol.com east Tennessee USA

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