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Re: [aroid-l] Eminium

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Eminium
  • From: "Julius Boos" ju-bo@msn.com
  • Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 20:06:34 -0400
  • Seal-send-time: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 20:06:41 -0400

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Benoit Mouroux 
  To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu 
  Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 3:00 AM
  Subject: [aroid-l] Eminium

  Dear Benoit,

  This may prove a difficult aroid to find information on cultivation, but perhaps these suggestions may help, I have no personal experience w/ this genus.    All are taken from the literature, mainly from Deni Bown`s excellent book on aroids.
  Eminium is found in extreme growing mainly desert conditions, from Turkey through the Middle East to south central Asia.   It consists of 8 species.   One species flowers in April (the bloom is said to smell like rotting dogs!!!), and I would try cultivating it the same as the genus Biarum with which it shares the same kind of growing conditions and range.  I`d try growing it in pots of equal parts loam, grit or sharp sand, and leafmould.   It will begin growth in the wet, cool/cold winter months, and the pot should be kept warm and dry in the summer dormant period.   I`d start putting a LITTLE water in fall, and increase the water when it begins producing leaves, and add fertilizer.
  I hope this information may assist you, please share your experiences with growing this seemingly rare (in cultivation) genus.

  Julius Boos.

   >>hello all,

  could somebody help me for the cultivation of eminium (soil, temperature, 

  thanks a lot.

  Benoit MOUROUX
  30, rue thibaudeau
  86000 POITIERS

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