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Re: [aroid-l] Amorph Blues Part 2

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Amorph Blues Part 2
  • From: "bamboochik" <bamboochik@earthlink.net>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 08:42:15 -0700

Strong light is not the same as full sun. It just means bright shade with no
actual sun touching  the leaves except maybe in the early morning.  Many
people have lost plants this way.

I would take it back inside and just do a "wait and see" if it can recover
next year... Don't over-water or feed the plant. I have found that a
B-complex -10mg  can often help a plant through a rough time...b.f.n...deb

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Neil Gordon" <neil@ng23.abelgratis.co.uk>
To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
Sent: Thursday, July 29, 2004 10:11 AM
Subject: [aroid-l] Amorph Blues Part 2

> Sigh, ok last week i decided to put my A. Bulbifer outside, as we were
> having mice weather, and they produce nice pink edges to the leaf in
> strong(er) light, or so ive read, unfortunately i want out and didnt
> return for 2 days, when i came back, the leaf looked like it had been
> sun bleached, as its been very sunny here in the UK.
> Now, a few days later (as expected) the bleached bits are dying off and
> my plants looking a little worse for wear. I guess about 30 - 40% of
> the leaf is still green and unafected.
> Or perhaps it could be due to lower temperatures in the evening?
> Can anyone tell me how badly this will affect the plant? I guess it
> wont put up a new leaf if this one dies and wont increase the tuber
> size this year because of it. Hopefully i havnt done anything terminal
> to it.
> I had also put out the 2 A. Hildebrandtii I also have out next to it,
> and they are hardly affected at all, with only slight bleaching around
> the margins.
> I only realy discovered these plants about a year ago, so I guess im
> still a bit green in respect to growing them.
> Live and learn i suppose.
> Neil

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