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Re: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus ID help please

  • Subject: Re: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus ID help please
  • From: ronlene@bellsouth.net
  • Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 8:09:10 -0400

Thanks Ken,
It was a different Ken, from Florida, who sent in photos of his Amorphs growing in the ground. He said they "usually" do well, but I think I'll stal with the tubs.  Ron
> 
> From: Ken Mosher <ken@spatulacity.com>
> Date: 2005/06/21 Tue PM 11:14:44 EDT
> To: Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus ID help please
> 
> Hi Ron,
> 
> Nope, your eyes deceive you because none of my plants are in the ground. 
> However, some people up here grow konjac in the ground; none of the rest 
> are really appropriate. I think this far north (CT) nematodes aren't really 
> a problem. If they were I might have troubles in my pots since my planting 
> mix is in direct contact with the ground before I use it.
> 
> -Ken
> 
> ronlene@bellsouth.net wrote:
> 
> > Hi Ken & anyone else who reads this,
> > I looked at your fine pictures and noticed that the Amorphs are all in the ground. Do you have a nematode problem, or any other bulb rotting problems in Orlando? Do you leave all of the tubers in the ground? I live in Delray Beach and have been growing in tubs, but would rather grow in the ground , if it would work. I do have a regular sprinkler system for my other plants that are in the ground.  Ron Kessler
> > 
> >>From: "Ken Mosher" <ken@spatulacity.com>
> >>Date: 2005/06/17 Fri PM 12:29:27 EDT
> >>To: "Discussion of aroids" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> >>Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus ID help please
> >>
> >>Eric,
> >>
> >>I've never seen an Amorph. koratensis with a smooth petiole, so if the
> >>choices are between that and palawanensis then I vote for the latter.
> >>
> >>-Ken Mosher
> >>
> >>----- Original Message ----- 
> >>From: "Eric Schmidt" <leu242@yahoo.com>
> >>To: "Discussion of aroids" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> >>Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 4:12 PM
> >>Subject: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus ID help please
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>Please help ID this Amorphophallus, I don't know if it
> >>is A. karotensis or A. palawanensis. There was lots of
> >>downed tree branches in the bed where this is growing
> >>after the 3 hurricanes that struck last year. When the
> >>debris was removed so were the signs and accession
> >>tags. The plants are about 3 1/2 ft. tall and the
> >>petioles are smooth. Here are some photos;
> >>
> >>http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/leuaroid/detail?.dir=/e1f2&.dnm=3400.jpg
> >>
> >>
> >>http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/leuaroid/detail?.dir=/e1f2&.dnm=2eb0.jpg
> >>
> >>http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/leuaroid/detail?.dir=/e1f2&.dnm=cad9.jpg&.src=ph
> >>
> >>Eric
> >>Orlando,FL
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