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Re: Overwintering Arisaemas in NYC

  • Subject: Re: Overwintering Arisaemas in NYC
  • From: Leon Karahalis <pirgosleonidas@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 20:09:18 -0700 (PDT)

I was told that there is only one Arisaema that is tropical and that even that one loses its leaves in the dry season.  Believe it or not, your NYC apartment is just that, tropical, because it does not freeze.  Other than that I have no information for you, sorry.

--- On Tue, 8/4/09, Neal Weissman <nweissma@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Neal Weissman <nweissma@gmail.com>
> Subject: [Aroid-l] Overwintering Arisaemas in NYC
> To: aroid-l@gizmoworks.com
> Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2009, 8:22 PM
> I live in NYC. I have 2 A. propinquums,
> grown from corms of unknown maturity, and potted since May
> 24 of this year. They are both sporting exceptionally
> healthy foliage (no spathe-spadix yet). From what I have
> been reading, it appears that overwintering them indoors is
> adequate, where an ambient temperature of 65-70
> degrees will be maintained. What else do I need to know: is
> it normal that they will lose their foliage, or is
> foliage-loss a symptom of illness?  
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