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RE: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus coaetaneus

  • Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus coaetaneus
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@xs4all.nl>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2006 21:26:01 +0100
  • Thread-index: AccrcV3lIUgz69jkS1+C87U8j7mSCQAFfEsw

This is an evergreen species, with leaves that may stay on for 3-5 years.
Underground, each new tuber remains and finally a chain of 2 - 5 tubers
exists. You need to refresh the soil every 2 years and keep it in growth. It
is NOT hardy at all. 


> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com 
> [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] Namens Russell Coker
> Verzonden: vrijdag 29 december 2006 16:50
> Aan: Discussion of aroids
> Onderwerp: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus coaetaneus 
> Hello all.
> Last winter I received an order from Chen Yi that contained 
> A-145, a mystery Arisaema.  Well, that Arisaema turned out to 
> be Amorphophallus coaetaneus. 
> One promptly rotted but somehow I managed to save the other.  
> I now have a happy little plant but I have no idea what to do with it.
> Is anyone growing this plant?  Any guess as to its winter 
> hardiness?  It did not go dormant when bulbifer, konjac, 
> napalensis or paeonifolius did.  Does that mean its on one of 
> those tropical "I'll go dormant when I'm good and ready" 
> schedules?  When (if) it goes dormant, should it stay in the 
> pot in damp or dry soil?
> Any help will be appreciated.  I would hate to kill it with stupidity.
> Russell Coker
> Mobile, Alabama  zn 8b
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