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Re: [Aroid-l] Aroid hardiness

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Aroid hardiness
  • From: bonaventure@optonline.net
  • Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2006 23:03:35 -0400
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I'm worried that the Typhoniums heard that from my computer speakers when I played the myspace link and they are now rising up from the borders around my house to devour it!!!Real Typhonium rock.......  ;-) !

----- Original Message -----
From: "David S." <maui4me@charter.net>
Date: Saturday, August 5, 2006 12:59 am
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Aroid hardiness

> Typhonium venosum/voodoo lily, or what ever it's currently being 
> calledthese days is very hardy as long as the tuber itself doesn't 
> get frozen.
> This directly correlates as to the depth that it's planted.  This 
> same rule
> applies to the tuberous members of Zantedeschia.   Both hate clay 
> soilswhich are prevalent in The South.  I would recommend that 
> these tubers be
> planted/covered at least 4"-6" deep in any zones colder than zone 
> 8.  They
> really don't like hot soil and might be late coming up in cooler 
> zones but
> this will ensure that they winter over successfully if you forget 
> to apply a
> generous mulch.  It's worked for me for many years.  BTW, cannas 
> are quite
> reliable in zone 6a, even without a mulch.  Perhaps the guides for 
> hardinessshould be re-written.
> 
> David Sizemore
> Kingsport, TN 37660
> Zone 6a and rising
> Known as Tarzan, lord of my jungle to the young folks that listen 
> to my
> son's band at:
> http://www.myspace.com/speakoftheend
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Agoston Janos" <agoston.janos@citromail.hu>
> To: "AROID-L" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 4:51 PM
> Subject: [Aroid-l] Aroid hardyness
> 
> 
> Dear Aroiders,
> 
> Who is collecting the informations about Aroid hardyness, plese?
> 
> Typhonium (syn. Sauromatum) venosum has survived -18C cold this 
> winter in
> my garden. It was planted in sand. Most of the small tubers grown 
> on the
> mother and the mother tuber have been frozen, but one little tuber has
> survived.
> 
> Formerly I forgot to collect them some years ago and it also 
> survived in
> clay, but the biggest cold was not measured there (because I 
> forgot...)
> Bye,
> 
> J
> 
> 
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