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Re: [Aroid-l] light levels for Amorphophallus

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] light levels for Amorphophallus
  • From: bonaventure@optonline.net
  • Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2005 02:21:05 -0500
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Mine either come up in the garden full sun in a southern exposure late May/early June (konjac, albus, dunnii, bulbifer) or are put there in pot at that time as they arise. Of course they're acclimated to that as soon as they sprout, and get lots of water while in leaf.

Bonaventure Magrys
Cliffwood Beach, NJ 
USA zone 7

----- Original Message -----
From: Bryan Lampl <blampl1@earthlink.net>
Date: Thursday, February 24, 2005 2:12 am
Subject: [Aroid-l] light levels for Amorphophallus
> Hello all. This year I am fortunate to have allocated more than 
> double the 
> space for my Amorphophallus plants. After building the structure, 
> I am now 
> questioning that using a 55% shadecloth may not be enough 
> protection for the 
> foliage to avoid problems. It appears that the plants will be 
> exposed to 
> more light then they were last year. Unfortunately, I didn't 
> keep any 
> specific data on conditions. I will be using a light meter to 
> determine the 
> light intensity within my greehouse and I am curious what is 
> recommended as 
> a general rule for Amorphophallus? I suspect I may need to add 
> additionalshading and was hoping to get some ideas about what 
> would be a good range to 
> work with. Thanks for your imput. 
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