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Re: [aroid-l] Growing amorphs from seed

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Growing amorphs from seed
  • From: "Peter Boyce" <peterboyce@myjaring.net>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2004 17:08:03 +0800

Dear Ken

That is fine but I'd take them off of the sunny window sill; a pot in such a
place could easily reach 40C (104F) which would be fatal to newly emerged
shoots. We sow all our terrestrial aroid seeds in a 1:1 ground
sphagnum:Perlite or in coir:washed river sand (1:1). Germination takes 2 - 3
weeks at a minimum of 21C (70F) and a max. of 29C (84C).

If it's useful for folks, I could post some more detailed sowing and
transplantation tips for aroids.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <ken@spatulacity.com>
To: "Aroid list" <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2004 9:10 AM
Subject: [aroid-l] Growing amorphs from seed

> I just received my Amorph brachyphyllus seeds from Malesiana on Friday. I
> planted them immediately - in the absence of other instructions I planted
> them in a peat/coir mix (Scotts Metro 360 w/ coir), watered, covered with
> plastic bag, and put in the sunniest window.
> I have two questions: did I do OK? and approximately when can I expect
> sproutage?
> -Ken Mosher
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