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Re: mystery arisaema.


I just received a gift of a green dragon (A. dracontium) which is a giant (
42" tall an d stout) and has "branched prongs".

Iza Goroff
Whitewater Wisconsin  zone 4b

Stacy Holtzman wrote:

> Folks,
> I have a rather unique situation that has come up and I need a little
> advice.  I found what looked to be a gigantic Jack in the Pulpit on a
> little piece of property that a gardener used to own, but at the time I
> found this plant (in  August with only a large seed pod group) there were
> no leaves left, something had either eaten them or they had been lopped off
> somehow.  So I am not sure it is a Jack like we have here in Indiana.  The
> unusual thing is that there were three BRANCHED prongs sticking out, not
> three single.  The stalk was bigger than a usual Jack, perhaps about four
> feet high and thicker.  I have just now harvested the seed and side by side
> with regular Arisaema triphyllum, they are bigger seeds but identical in
> every other respect.  I usually take seed and sow it in my yard for fun,
> but these I want to germinate in controlled conditions, just in case it is
> something special.  Do I:
> set the seed in the fridge, and then germinate?
> Do they germinate immediately, with no cold requirement?
> I appreciate your help.
> Stacy
> p.s. Could this just be a green dragon?  I am not too familiar with those
> and maybe that is what this is.
>
> Stacy Holtzman
> Howard Hughes Medical Institute
> Bloomington, Indiana Z5b







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