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Re: [Aroid-l] stabilization of large pots

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] stabilization of large pots
  • From: "Hal or Nancy Robinson" robyn82@bellsouth.net
  • Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2006 12:12:05 -0400

Try driving a small rebar (from box stores) down into
the ground and placing pots on the rebar.  It will not show and would not hurt the roots that much.
Nancy Robinson  Tennessee  zone 6b
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, July 06, 2006 8:59 AM
Subject: [Aroid-l] stabilization of large pots

Good Morning:  I was wondering if any of you enlightened growers have a simple remedy for the ongoing problem of my Amorphophallus pots in larger pots (7-20 gal) being prone to 'tipping' over once the large leaves develop.  The plants are so top-heavy that anytime there is a strong breeze or even heavy rain, the pots tend to tip over, damaging the plants and spilling out soil/fertilizer.  Short of driving a stake next to each pot and tying them off, I don't know what to do?

D. Scott Taylor, Ph.D.

Central Region Land Manager

Brevard County Environmentally Endangered Lands Program

5560 N. US 1

Melbourne, Florida 32940

V: 321.255.4466 FAX 321.255.4499

email: staylor@brevardparks.com


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