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Re: [aroid-l] A. titanum on eBay

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] A. titanum on eBay
  • From: "plantsman" <plantsman@prodigy.net>
  • Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2004 01:32:39 -0500

I think I would asking the provenance of the seeds these were grown from
before I'd pay anything.  There's not been many of them available in recent
years to those outside of select botanical institutions.

David Sizemore

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alex Burgess" <alexcburgess@hotmail.com>
To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2004 6:06 PM
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] A. titanum on eBay

> Thank you very much!
> FWIW the seller, one Alasdair Macleod, a.k.a. Gothiclion1, claims "These
> leaflefts have been grown from bulbs and are therefore more hardy than
> grown from tissue culture."  From what I have read of previous threads,
> are the expert on this subject, so I will trust your view.  I already paid
> $40, which seems quite a bit less than others have asked for the titanum
> (and is why I purchased) although it could be high for a more common type.
> I can't back out of the transaction, so I will try to grow the
> amorphophallus, with fingers and now toes crossed, and later I should be
> able to show a better picture of a more mature plant.  The plant has not
> arrived....
> Thank you again,
> Alex

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