RE: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus coaetaneus
- Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus coaetaneus
- From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2006 21:26:01 +0100
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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-----
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] 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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