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Re: Caladium tubers


#2 tuber is 3/4 to 1 1/2 inches according to
http://hammock.ifas.ufl.edu/txt/fairs/25462
Recently I bought 25 Jumbo: 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 inches Caldiums for $9.99 locally which
was an exceptionally good buy.


Lester Kallus wrote:

> Please forgive my ignorance.  Is a #2 tuber second from the largest or
> second from the smallest?
>
> The price is right and I'm now house poor so if they're adequate sized,
> I'll be submitting a large order as long as it can wait till the frost is gone.
>           Les
>
> At 11:54 AM 3/17/99 -0600, you wrote:
> > Greetings to All:
> >
> >As many of you will remember, for the last two years I have been able to
> >get Caladium tubers from a grower here in Florida and have offered the
> >to subscribers of aroid-l.  I visited with the grower today and he
> >indicated that he would have an ample supply of #2 tubers and that he
> >would again provide these at wholesale cost.  If there are any of you
> >interested in having some of these plants to grow, I will again offer
> >them at the grower's price ($.25 cents per tuber) plus postage.  The
> >tubers will be shipped Priority Mail and in the past we have had very
> >good service.
> >
> >The plants can be viewed at the address below:
> >http://nosferatu.cas.usf.edu/~mansell/calad/    in addition, there are a
> >number of tubers of the old line Florida Caladium that goes by the name
> >of Florida Clown.  These are the same price and a photo can be found at
> >
> >http://www.vwc.edu/wwwpages/presslar/greenhouse/caladium/bicolor/bcmansel
> >l.htm
> >
> >Since the field will be replanted about the 1st of April for next years
> >production, it will be necessary to have all requests in by that time.
> >PLEASE RESPOND TO ME DIRECTLY AND NOT TO THE LIST.  DO NOT USE YOUR
> >REPLY TO AUTHOR BUTTON.
> >My address is:  mansell@chuma1.cas.usf.edu
> >
> >Richard L. Mansell, Ph.D.        813-974-1588 (Univ.)
> >Professor Emeritus                  813-961-7072 (H)
> >Biology Department
> >University of South Florida       13508 Little Lake Pl.
> >Tampa, FL  33620                   Tampa, FL 33613-4134
> >
> >
> >In addition, the grower has offered Florida Clown
> >
> >
> >Richard L. Mansell, Ph.D.        813-974-1588 (Univ.)
> >Professor Emeritus                  813-961-7072 (H)
> >Biology Department
> >University of South Florida       13508 Little Lake Pl.
> >Tampa, FL  33620                   Tampa, FL 33613-4134
> >
> >






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