Re: Jasarum Growers?
Julius: It is a bitch to grow because of the special area it grows
(submerged in blackwater streams flowing off white-sand areas). We
tried it once. Josef did have it in cultivation but I don't know if he
still has it. If he can't grow it I would guess you might as well not
try! My student Jane Whitehill needs some material for her studies so
if you succeed in finding it let me know.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Don Burns <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
> Date: Sunday, February 01, 1998 12:39 AM
> Subject: Jasarum Growers?
> >Is anyone on the list growing Jasarum steyermarkii? I am looking for a
> >source for the plant.
> >Don Burns Plantation, FL USA Zone 10b
> Dear Don,
> Long time no hear!
> I asked around for this in the pre-e-mail days, and no one had it. I
> believe that Bogner MIGHT have had it back around the time it was being
> discribed, but it probably would be difficult to keep alive, as it grows in
> swift moving water, highly acidic.
> Good luck,
Thomas B. Croat, Ph.D.
P.A. Schulz Curator of Botany
Missouri Botanical Garden
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO 63166-0299
phone: 314-577-5163; fax 314-577-9596; email firstname.lastname@example.org
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