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Re: Planting seedlings

  • Subject: Re: Planting seedlings
  • From: "Ron Iles" <roniles@eircom.net>
  • Date: Wed, 9 May 2001 10:39:39 -0500 (CDT)

Seriously!  Yes!!!!

There is a ver inexpensive common health food product called "Citricidal"
(Grapefruit Seed Extract) about which best selling Books have been written.
It is reputed to be a Panacea for animal ills from Colds almost to Ebola.
In my incessant wonderings it occurs to me that it might be a cidal or a
discourager for anything which likes plants as hosts.  For non-valuable
plants could it be worth experiments?  If successful, maybe sell
Agrochemicals and get shares in Citrus?


Ron (Soothing Music)

----- Original Message -----
From: "plantnut" <plantnut@macconnect.com>
To: "Multiple recipients of list AROID-L" <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2001 4:30 AM
Subject: Re: Planting seedlings

| In spite of the hokey advertising on the label...  Use a product called
| "SuperThrive"....  Soak the seedlings for about 20 min. in a 5 drop per
| solution...  Stronger than the lable says...  but, it will not hurt....
| Dewey
| >Hello all,
| >(Especially Mr. Stinky, now taller than me!)
| >
| >I received some Amorphophallus seedlings- about 8" (20cm) in height.
| >had their roots in moist paper toweling and were in plastic bags.  They
| >arrived pretty damaged- some had their tops "mushed" right off.
| >
| >My question is:  Before planting, is there something I can do to help
| >poor babies?
| >The tiny tubers (tuberettes??) were wet for a week- that can't be good
| >them.
| >
| >Would a captan or rootone dusting help before planting?  Or would that be
| >too toxic for the roots?
| >
| >Thanks for any suggestions!
| >Susan

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