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RE: [Aroid-l] Need help

  • Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Need help
  • From: "Derek Burch" derek@horticulturist.com
  • Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 22:27:03 -0500
  • Importance: Normal

Brian, In addition to the physan that Lynn suggests as a drench, try to
harden them off by putting the open container in a large plastic bag which
you also leave open at the top. This will slow down drying but give a little
air circulation. In a week or so they should have developed enough of a
cuticle on the leaves to stand in the open.  Derek

-----Original Message-----
From: aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com [mailto:aroid-l-bounces@gizmoworks.com]
On Behalf Of Brian Williams
Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2006 12:44 AM
To: Discussion of aroids
Subject: [Aroid-l] Need help 

I need some help with some seedlings. I have crossed some Colocasia 
plants and have seedlings coming along. They have all done well so far 
but I just noticed some fungus on one of the batches. I sprayed it with 
some water and peroxide. Any suggestions on a fungicide I can use that 
would not hurt such small plants? I am not sure why the out break but. 
They have shown to be extremely sensitive at this point. If the lid is 
off the container they leaves shrivel up if it is on tight the leaves 
stay wet and rot.
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