RE: Typhonium hardiness
- Subject: RE: Typhonium hardiness
- From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2002 14:16:45 -0500 (CDT)
Yep, in fact the only ones that are proven "hardy (as in cold-tolerant) are
giganteum and venosum and possibly diversifolium.
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> Van: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]Namens James
> W. Waddick
> Verzonden: maandag 15 april 2002 18:40
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> Onderwerp: RE: Typhonium hardiness
> >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 )..........
> Dear Wilbert;
> 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.
> Jim W.
> Dr. James W. Waddick
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