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RE: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus coaetaneus

  • Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus coaetaneus
  • From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@xs4all.nl>
  • Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 06:07:47 +0100
  • Thread-index: AccsiHfG8V6LPrgHQFirHK0a2aGG2AAEOw9w

It is indeed from the Chinese-Vietnamese border area and a little more
westwards into China. I don't know where Chen Yi gets all her Arisaemas
though.

The leaves can eventually have stalks of ca. 1 meter. 

Cheerio,
Wilbert
 

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com 
> [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com] Namens Russell Coker
> Verzonden: zondag 31 december 2006 2:08
> Aan: Discussion of aroids
> Onderwerp: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus coaetaneus 
> 
> Thanks Wilbert and Ken.
> 
> What is its native range?  Chen Yi does offer some "tropical" 
> (or at least
> tender) Arisaemas, are these all from the same place?  I'm 
> assuming that is the Vietnamese-Chinese border.
> 
> My plant is about 8 inches tall, with 3 or 4 leaves.  How big 
> of a plant can I expect?
> 
> Thanks again,   Russell
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" <hetter@xs4all.nl>
> To: "'Discussion of aroids'" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> Sent: Friday, December 29, 2006 2:26 PM
> Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus coaetaneus
> 
> 
> > 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.
> >
> > Cheerio,
> > Wilbert
> >
> >
> >> -----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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