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Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus titanum seedling query

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus titanum seedling query
  • From: "Susan Cox" snalice@dslextreme.com
  • Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2006 12:32:56 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)

Hello Ron McHatton,
What were the problems with the roots on the seedlings that didn't produce more than one leaf?  Neither of mine have produced but one leaf.  If it's food they're wanting I don't think I get the concept of 'amount' of fertilizer they need for optimum growth and what fertilizer to use in amounts sufficient without burning something. 
S Cox 
-------Original Message-------
Date: 03/07/06 08:34:49
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus titanum seedling query
    We have now grown about 4000 of Troy's seed and, virtually without exception, they have produced a series of leaves in rapid succession with as many as 5 before onset of the first dormant period.  We've had a few that didn't follow that pattern (perhaps 1% or so) and those I've dug up have all had some problem with the roots.
Ron McHatton
Apopka, FL
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