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Re: [aroid-l] Dry heat death for aroids?

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Dry heat death for aroids?
  • From: "Cooper, Susan L." SLCooper@scj.com
  • Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2003 07:20:57 -0500

Hi Leslie,
I live in Wisconsin, but the sun is strong here in the summer- I made two
shade houses on the cheap- one using a wire dog kennel with a shade cloth on
top and sides, the other using a carport setup- for less than $100 you can
get a 10x20 set up,  and put shadecloth on it. 
Susan

-----Original Message-----
From: Leslie Georgeson [mailto:skinnychick2@yahoo.com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2003 2:46 PM
To: Bob Bob; aroiders
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Dry heat death for aroids?


Hi Bob,
 
The plants I would like to bring outdoors include Alocasia macrrorhiza,
odora, fallax, portei, zebrina reticulata, and frydek; Colocasia gigantea,
illustris, black magic, red stem, and nancy's revenge; and Xanthosoma
robustum.  They will be under a covered patio for most of the day, but then
the sun comes around in the afternoon, so I may try to shade them with my
palm trees or bananas. I'm also going to put in a misting system to see if
that helps.  Any other info you can offer in terms of growing the above
species outdoors in Tucson's dry heat would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks.

 
Leslie 





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