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Re: [aroid-l] Mreeping A. konjac

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Mreeping A. konjac
  • From: Al Wootten awootten@nrao.edu
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 11:26:09 -0400

Hi Paul

Indeed they are planted in a very sandy soil. 

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Paul Tyerman writes:
 > At 04:06  10/07/03 -0400, you wrote:
 > >For several years my A. konjac stayed where I put them.  This year, one
 > >even bloomed (but no leaf, which I think is normal after a bloom) with no
 > seed
 > >(I had no pollen).  However two additional A. konjac have appeared about a 
 > >meter away in diametrically opposite directions.  Are the plants 
 > >stoloniferous at all?  This surprised me.
 > >
 > Al,
 > Mine definitely are!!  Planted in pot you can clearly find if you unpot at
 > the end of the season that there are thin stems connecting the small tubers
 > around the edge of the pot with the main tuber in the centre.  Leave it
 > another couple of weeks and there is no evidence on the main tuber at all
 > of ever having stolons.
 > Mine have not spread by a metre in a year though (for which I admit to
 > being rather glad as they'd swamp everything else in the area <grin>) but
 > maybe a foot away.  Then again mine are in a fairly solid soil so I'd
 > imagine that if the soil was more friable they'd spread further.
 > Cheers.
 > Paul Tyerman
 > Canberra, Australia.  USDA equivalent - Zone 8/9
 > mailto:ptyerman@ozemail.com.au
 > Growing.... Galanthus, Erythroniums, Fritillarias, Cyclamen, Crocus,
 > Cyrtanthus, Oxalis, Liliums, Hellebores, Aroids, Irises plus just about
 > anything else that doesn't move!!!!!

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