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RE: Typhonium hardiness

  • Subject: RE: Typhonium hardiness
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@worldonline.nl>
  • 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.

Wilbert


> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l@mobot.org [mailto:aroid-l@mobot.org]Namens James
> W. Waddick
> Verzonden: maandag 15 april 2002 18:40
> Aan: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
> 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 )..........
> >
> >Wilbert
>
> 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.
>
> 	and.....?
>
> 		Jim W.
>
> Dr. James W. Waddick
> 8871 NW Brostrom Rd.
> Kansas City Missouri 64152-2711
> USA
> Ph.    816-746-1949
> E-fax  419-781-8594
>
> Zone 5 Record low -23F
> 	Summer 100F +
>
>





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