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

[Aroid-l] Colocasia gigantea hardiness?

  • Subject: [Aroid-l] Colocasia gigantea hardiness?
  • From: RAYMOMATTLA@cs.com
  • Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 13:55:15 EST

This seems to be a VERY hardy plant for me, and I would expect it to be the most hardy of the Colocasia?  I usually leave mine in the ground during the winter but always dig up a few bulbs just in case.  Last year I accidentally left a bulb uncovered and exposed in one of the beds and didnt notice it until spring.  Suprisingly, along with all of the others that normally come back like gangbusters...it survived.  Our lowest temp recorded at my house last winter was 20F.  While it was a relatively dry and mild winter, it still suprised me that the bulb took ice, snow and numerous deep freezes and still managed to stay alive.  I am in the Upstate area of South Carolina, borderline 7b-8a, but would expect this plant to be hardy in much colder regions, possibly 6a? 
Thanks, happy holidays,
Michael Mattlage
Aroid-l mailing list

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement