Re: [Aroid-l] Helicodiceros potting
My dear Julius,
that you point at the growing point is (of course) one of the best
points you could ever make!!!
Actually, I wondered, too, why this was recommended.
The only benefit I could see is that the offsets or dormant "eyes" might
grow more happily being released from the apical dominance of the main
But maybe that's no point at all....
Thanks for your inpoint, ehh... I mean "input" ... ;-)
> Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 00:40:27 +0100
> Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Helicodiceros potting
> From: "Julius Boos"
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> > From : StroWi@t-online.de
> Reply-To : Discussion of aroids
> Sent : Monday, January 29, 2007 8:06 AM
> To : "aroid-L"
> Subject : [Aroid-l] Helicodiceros potting
> My Dear Friend Bernhard,
> All aroid tubers should be planted, depending on their shape and form,
> basically so that the growing point/terminal bud is pointing
> vertically UPWARDS. I really can see no benifit on planting a tuber
> horizontally (with the growing point pointing side-ways).
> Good Luck!
> > > Aroiders,
> recently I read somewhere that Helicodiceros muscivorus tubers should
> be potted horizontically instead of vertically.
> Any comments?
> Happy potting,
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