hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

RE: [Aroid-l] Off topic protective coating over Driftwood

  • Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Off topic protective coating over Driftwood
  • From: "Julius Boos" <ju-bo@msn.com>
  • Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2007 23:38:33 +0000

From : 	Brian Williams <pugturd@alltel.net>
Reply-To : 	Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Sent : 	Thursday, February 1, 2007 11:14 PM
To : 	Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Subject : 	[Aroid-l] Off topic protective coating over Driftwood

Dear Brian,

I would dig around a LOT before treating driftwood on which you will be planting epihites, as the water repellent MIGHT be toxic to plant roots, and the 'protective coating chemicals' are probably just that, poisons intended to kill mold, bactaria, algae and therefor PLANTS! Read about what active ingredients they contain or what makes them claim to be effective. I`d go with the natural driftwood.


I was wondering if spraying or painting water repellant or protective coating chemicals on my drifwood would effect the plants that grow as epiphytes on them? I was interested in doing this to most of the pieces being used so I can get more years out of them. Does anyone know if this is safe for the plants??<<

Aroid-l mailing list

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement