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Re: Re: [Aroid-l] Cold-hardiest Climbing Aroids?

  • Subject: Re: Re: [Aroid-l] Cold-hardiest Climbing Aroids?
  • From: David SCHERBERICH <dscherberich@wanadoo.fr>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 10:52:24 +0100 (CET)

Dear Michael,

Rhaphidophora decursiva and R. glauca which are common in the subtropical Himalaya are probably very cold tolerant too, 
though I don't know to what point ...

With best regards,

David

> Message du 19/12/04 01:07
> De : "William H Anderson" <exotaqua@bellsouth.net>
> A : "Discussion of aroids" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> Copie &agrave; : 
> Objet : Re: [Aroid-l] Cold-hardiest Climbing Aroids?
> 
> I am growing Syngonium podophyllum on live oak trees since the summer of
> 2000. The first winter, before they were climbing, 17F (in the open) burned
> a few leaves on the ground hugging stems. Since then the plants have climbed
> at least 12 feet up the live oak and have never been seriously damaged by
> temperatures typically in the low 20s (we are zone 9a near Brunswick, GA).
> According to the University of South Florida's web page (ISB Atlas of
> Vascular Plants) this species has naturalized as far North are Gainesville,
> FL. Interestingly the attractive variegated juvenile foliage reverts to
> solid green as the leaves assume the adult multilobed shape.
> 
> Monstera friedrichsthalii usually looses its leaves during the winter but
> new leaves rapidly grow as soon as the weather begins to warm. It too has
> grown about 12 feet up a neighboring live oak. I consider this species to be
> an experiment in progress, as it outgrew its indoor location.
> 
> These plants have a NE exposure and are close to our "L" shaped two story
> house.
> 
> The Syngonium is doing so well that it is invading areas intended for other
> plants. I could make some cuttings available next spring to interested
> parties. Realize they need to become well established in the ground before
> they begin to climb.
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Julius Boos" <ju-bo@msn.com>
> To: <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> Sent: Saturday, December 18, 2004 6:12 AM
> Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Cold-hardiest Climbing Aroids?
> 
> 
> >
> >
> > &gt;From: RAYMOMATTLA@cs.com
> > &gt;Reply-To: Discussion of aroids &lt;aroid-l@gizmoworks.com&gt;
> > &gt;To: aroid-l@gizmoworks.com
> > &gt;Subject: [Aroid-l] Cold-hardiest Climbing Aroids?
> > &gt;Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 19:45:38 EST
> > &gt;
> > Dear Raymond,
> >
> > I`d GUESS the Philo`s and some Monsteras are the best in cold, M.
> delisiosa
> > (and P. 'selloum')  take a LOT of cold here in Florida.    Maybe Tom Croat
> > could give the names of some of the far-South growing Philos/Monsteras,
> but
> > I do not know if these are available in cultivation.
> > The Best,
> > Julius
> > >>>>I dont expect anyone to tell me there are any climbing Aroids that
> could
> > >>>>live
> > &gt;in my climate (USDA 7b-8a) which can drop to 10-15F each winter, but
> do
> > any
> > &gt;of the experts know which of the climbing aroids can be considered the
> > &gt;hardiest?  I have heard Epipremnum aureum is growing as far north as
> > Southern Georgia
> > &gt;(USA) but probably not permanently.  Ive seen it personally growing
> > quite tall
> > &gt;up pine trees as far north as Jacksonville Florida.  Are there any
> other
> > &gt;climbers (Rhaphidophora? Monstera?) that could take some winter cold
> > with minimal
> > &gt;damage?
> > &gt;Thanks,
> > &gt;Michael Mattlage
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David Scherberich

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http://dscherberich.free.fr/

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