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Re: [Aroid-l] Dormancy issues with Amorph's

People cutting off inflorescences? People liking Amorphophallus-leaves
better than inflorescences? WHAT IS THIS WORLD COMING TO??????? Haven't I
been writing my butt off about Amorphophallus ID's for years and thereby
always telling people to watch the inflorescences???? And now people start
cutting them off?????????????? Because they fear they;ll get no
leaves????????? Holy cr.. !! 

Moderator, please erase me from membership of this perverted

Yours ever,
Lord P(anicking).


> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com 
> [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] Namens Daniel Devor
> Verzonden: vrijdag 3 augustus 2007 21:56
> Aan: Discussion of aroids
> Onderwerp: Re: [Aroid-l] Dormancy issues with Amorph's
> Hi Clive,
> I find the exact same thing on most all of my species except 
> konjac of course.  If ones like bulbifer, longitberosus, 
> thaiensis, atroviridis, albus, macrorhizus, yunnanensis, etc. 
> flower I have no chance they will grow this summer and so I 
> have found the easiest way to deal with the problem is sell 
> the silly tuber on ebay and be done with it :o)  I've been 
> having this problem for 10 years now so it is not an isolated 
> incident with mine.
> I too find the influorescences to all be a bit too much the 
> same anymore and would rather just have the petiole and leaf 
> so if hacking the influorescence before it grows too much 
> will allow me to get leaves in the summer as usual I am more 
> than happy to sacrifice the influorescence.  I'm guessing 
> this is not something most people try as they grow them for 
> the influorescence, but I hope that someone can give us an 
> answer and if not perhaps next spring I will just cut my 
> influorescences off before they develop too far and see what happens!!
> I actually dread that some of my favorite petiole species 
> like cruddassianus and mossambicensis will flower as then I 
> will be in the quandry of keeping them for another entire 
> year dormant before I can get a leaf after they just spent a 
> lot of energy flowering.
> Hopefully others without a GH living in atleast zone 6 or 
> colder (sorry, but zone 7 and warmer is just not the same 
> because your seasons are sooooooo much longer) can help us out.
> Thanks in advance to everyone,
> Dan
> Dan Devor
> Gibsonia, PA where it is extemely hot and humid for us!!
> 	----- Original Message ----- 
> 	From: Clive Lundquist <mailto:lungfish2000@hotmail.com>  
> 	To: aroid-l@gizmoworks.com 
> 	Sent: Friday, August 03, 2007 6:21 AM
> 	Subject: [Aroid-l] Dormancy issues with Amorph's
> 	Hi all,
> 	I was wondering if anyone has any advice for those of 
> us who grow Amorphophallus in colder climates like the UK 
> without greenhouses.
> 	Its the flowering of A. bulbifer, in particular, that 
> causes issues - the new leaf starts growing late in the 
> autumn after it's flowered in the spring; there's no hope for 
> it, and this makes its next years growth a bit puny.
> 	I don't mind loosing the flowers - i like the big fat 
> stems and leaves. 
> 	Does de-flowering help (!)?....
> 	Cheers for any ideas,
> 	Clive Lundquist
> 	PS i have some fresh seed of Arum palaestinum if 
> anybody wants - mail me privately if you'd like it. I can't 
> guarantee its viable though as it wasn't pollinated... but it 
> looks ok.
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