hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: [aroid-l] Xanthosoma robustum

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Xanthosoma robustum
  • From: Leslie Georgeson skinnychick2@yahoo.com
  • Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 11:32:00 -0800 (PST)

Thanks Eduardo!  I will definitely have to try it!  Leslie

Eduardo Goncalves <edggon@hotmail.com> wrote:Dear Leslie,

Try a little of nitrogen. My Xanthosoma robustum are able to fight 
for some nitro!!!!! I use to add an ordinary liquid fertilizer (NPK 
10:10:10) in the recommended strench every other week. In alternate weeks 
(i.e., also every 15 days) I use a pure N foliar fertilizer. They will grow 
like weeds!!!!

Very best wishes,


>From: Leslie Georgeson 
>Reply-To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
>To: aroiders 
>Subject: [aroid-l] Xanthosoma robustum
>Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2003 16:14:41 -0800 (PST)
>Hello everyone,
>I have an interesting problem with Xanthosoma robustum and was wondering if 
>someone out there could help me identify the culprit. I have several X. 
>robustum "pups" that I traded with someone last year and they are now quite 
>large. However, the plants all have only two leaves each (very large 
>leaves). As soon as a third leaf begins to grow, the oldest leaf stalk 
>bends over and is unable to support itself. I've never had this sort of 
>problem before and can't figure out what to do (the mother plant is a huge 
>beauty with many,many leaves!). I've tried everything from increasing the 
>light, lowering the light, increasing the moisture, letting them dry out 
>more, etc...but nothing seems to work. Does anyone know what the problem 
>is? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
>Thank you.
>Do you Yahoo!?
>Protect your identity with Yahoo! Mail AddressGuard

MSN Messenger: instale grátis e converse com seus amigos. 

Do you Yahoo!?
Protect your identity with Yahoo! Mail AddressGuard

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index