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Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus cuture and location reply


Dear Julius,

do you or maybe someone else from the list know if this strain is still
grown by someone? I mignt be interested in an offset... ;-)

Good growing,
Bernhard.

-----Original Message-----
> Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2006 01:04:53 +0100
> Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus cuture and location reply
> From: "Julius Boos" 
> To: aroid-l@gizmoworks.com

> 
> 
> > From : StroWi@t-online.de 
> Reply-To : Discussion of aroids 
> Sent : Sunday, December 10, 2006 8:19 PM
> To : "Discussion of aroids" 
> Subject : Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus cuture and location reply 
> 
> 
> Dear Bernhard,
> 
> There seems to be a certain strain of A. paeoniifolius that has been
> around for many years.  These plants do grow to an exceptional size,
> much larger than 'regular" A. paeoniifolius.   There is a photo of the
> famous Craig Phillips standing next to one which is misidentified as
> being A. titanum, it appears in an early issue of Aroideana.   MANY
> years ago this strain was actually sold as being A. titanum.   The one
> at Farichild (from memory!) was at least 6-7ft. (2 m +) tall, the dia.
> of the petiole at the base maybe about 20 cm.
> 
> The Best,
> 
> Julius
> 
> 
> > > Dear Julius,
> 
> thanks for the explanation.....
> 
> So, was that paeoniifolius you (poor guys had to move) of that size? I
> did not realize yet that they can grow that big.
> 
> Happy growing,
> Bernhard.
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> > Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 12:46:38 +0100
> > Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus cuture and location reply
> > From: "Julius Boos" To: aroid-l@gizmoworks.com
> 
> > 
> > 
> > > From : LARIANN GARNER Reply-To : Discussion of aroids Sent :
> > > Saturday, 
> > December 9, 2006 11:50 PM
> > To : Discussion of aroids Subject : Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus
> > cuture and location question
> > 
> > Dear Bernhard,
> > 
> > Greetings!
> > Good eyes, Lariann, that is certainly one of Fairchild`s A. titanums
> > in their green-house!!.
> > The 'error' might have occured a few years ago, when just before a
> > Sept. IAS show and sale, I helped Ron Weeks, Reggie and others
> > transport a HUGE specimen of A. paeoniifolius from this same area to
> > the main display salon, together w/ one of their A. titanums, so a
> > simple mix-up of these visitors photos might have resulted in this
> > error in ID.
> > 
> > Good Growing,
> > 
> > Julius
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > > Bernhard,
> > 
> > That picture's location is the rare plant house at Fairchild
> > Tropical Garden, and that plant is one of their specimens of
> > Amorphophallus titanum.
> > I've been in that place enough times to recognize it without a
> > doubt.
> > 
> > Best regards,
> > LariAnn Garner
> > Aroidia Research
> > http://aroidiaresearch.org
> > 
> > StroWi@t-online.de wrote:
> > Aroiders,
> > 
> > someone posted the following link in a German exotic plants forum:
> > http://people.freenet.de/neffez01/wasistdas.jpg
> > 
> > The comment was that ist shows a paeoniifolius, but to my humble
> > opinion it looks too tall for a paeoniifolius and the leaf looks
> > rather strange for a paeoniifolius.
> > 
> > Any comments?
> > 
> > And would someone know the location where the picture was taken?
> > Good growing,
> > Bernhard.
> > 
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