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Re: [Aroid-l] Synandrospadyx


Thanks a lot, Julius.  That was most helpful.

Don





> Dear Don,
> 
> Perhaps the reason your plant of this most interesting member of the S.
> American tuberous genera did not bloom last year was because it spent its
> energy in tuber divisions!
> Perhaps this year after it goes completely dormant, you need to gently
> un-pot the plant, carefully removing the soil around the tubers and see what
> you got!   My friend Bobby who grows THE best Taccarums, a related genus,
> takes his corms/tubers out of their pots when they go dormant, this makes an
> examination easier, and a little fungicide dusted on them before storage
> helps.   If there are rotted areas, he can cut these away and let them heal.
>    They are stored dry out of the soil till they begin to sprout in spring,
> at which point he re-pots them.
> I hope this helps.
> 
> Julius


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