Re: Basic Aroid Question??


Hello...Thanks for everyones help...I am learning more and more....Among my
other "Plant Addictions" it appears that aroids are among them!!  This is my
first year with aroids and I am really enjoying them.....Mike

Mansell, Richard wrote:

> Mike, I can only comment on the Caladium.  The growers here in Florida
> have acres and acres and in full sun.  The are interested in producing
> large tubers and many offsets.  In more shade, these same plants have a
> tendency to get taller and have larger leaves (although not a strong).
>
> The Alocasias vary according to which species you are talking about.
>
> Dick
>
> Richard L. Mansell
>
> Professor       Emeritus                        Home:  13508 Little Lake
> Place
> Biology Department                                   Tampa, FL
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> University of South Florida
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>
> e-mail:  mansell@chuma1.cas.usf.edu
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mike Bernardoni [SMTP:mikeb@GlobalEyes.net]
> > Sent: Saturday, June 13, 1998 2:20 PM
> > To:   mansell@chuma1.cas.usf.edu
> > Subject:      Basic Aroid Question??
> >
> > Hi  I was wondering how much sun that Colocasias and Alocasias can
> > take??? Does it
> > depend on the variety???  I usually keep my Caladiums in the
> > shade...Common "Elephant
> > Ears"..can they be grown in full sun???  I know these are basic
> > questions and I will
> > appreciate your help!! TIA  Mike
> >
> >






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