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Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus in full sun ?

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus in full sun ?
  • From: "Allan Tetzlaff" atetzlaff@rogers.com
  • Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 05:47:25 -0400

Susan.... yes, mites overwinter here.  A lot of ornamental trees - Golden Chain Trees, Pussy Willow - are notorius for being overrun by mites in August when it normally gets hot and dry.  I'm not sure in other countries about products, but here in Canada, I use AVID which it great.  It also requires a licence though.  I've grown orchids for years and mite control is essential.  The Amorphophallus don't seem to mind chemical sprays.  I always spray in the evening so the sunlight is weaker.  Here, I always grow my Amorphs in pots as opposed to the ground.  And I use fresh commercial potting mixes, so I don't have the nematode problems that other's mention (at least not so far).
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2006 9:07 AM
Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus in full sun ?

Allan, you get mites on your plants outdoors?
SW Ontario is a great growing area, protected by the many large lakes.  I was surprised the first time I traveled through, although it was a higher latitude than where I lived, there were many crops like fruit that can't be grown in my area.  This was 20 years ago, before there were as many cold hardy crops.  Peaches were unheard of in Wisconsin at that time.
PS.  Michael is in Australia, folks.

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