RE: Typhonium hardiness
- Subject: RE: Typhonium hardiness
- From: "James W. Waddick" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2002 11:41:16 -0500 (CDT)
>Ah, so you mean "hardy in MY conditions!" Now THAT is something
>different. I just cannot imagine a Typhonium surviving -5 or less
>(that's Celsius, dear people, C E L S I U S )..........
T. giganteum has grown in my Zone 5 garden for a decade plus
and has regularly experienced 0 degree F. as in Fahrenheit (around
-18 Celsius). Tubers are very shallow, too.
Surely there are others. T. venosum nearly as hardy.
Dr. James W. Waddick
8871 NW Brostrom Rd.
Kansas City Missouri 64152-2711
Zone 5 Record low -23F
Summer 100F +