Re: [Aroid-l] disappearing acts (Amorphophallus)
- Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] disappearing acts (Amorphophallus)
- From: Susan B email@example.com
- Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 08:20:52 -0700 (PDT)
Dear Tsuh Yang,
This has happened to me as well, with a large konjac
tuber that grew a leaf over 5 feet tall and probably
3.5inches in diameter (152 cm and approx 9cm). I dug
up the tuber in fall and ....nothing. Mine was grown
in the ground. At the time I thought it had put all
its energy into putting up a large leaf, and didn't
have time after that to get carbohydrates or whatever
built up to form a new tuber- needed a longer growing
period. I don't know- it was very strange.
--- "StroWi@t-online.de" <StroWi@t-online.de> wrote:
> Dear tsuh yang,
> how where the growing conditions of the plants?
> Esp, fertilization.....
> It is not understandable that a tuberous aroid does
> not grow a new
> tuber, if growing conditions and fertilization where
> Better growing next time,
> -----Original Message-----
> > Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 21:47:37 +0200
> > Subject: [Aroid-l] disappearing acts
> > From: piaba
> > To: Discussion of aroids
> [naughty introduction deleted, Bernhard.
> ty, sometimes you are a bad boy ;-), just like
> > my question to you amorph growers is: what makes
> > amorph plant grow huge, happily, for one season,
> as a
> > matter of fact, grow so well that it completely
> > depletes its tuber? �i've lost two giant tubers
> > of paeoniifolius and longituberosus. �both grew
> > stems, lots of leaflets, but to my surprise, after
> > they went dormant, there was no tuber left.
> > were grown in pots indoors, not in a greenhouse or
> > garden. �
> > thanks.
> > =========
> > tsuh yang
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