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Re: Re: Killing Platycerium an Essay

  • Subject: Re: [ferns] Re: Killing Platycerium an Essay
  • From: Bob Needham bneedham@cisco.com
  • Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2002 13:06:29 -0700 (PDT)

> From: "carol noel" <carolnoel2000@hotmail.com>
> To: ferns@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [ferns] Re: Killing Platycerium an Essay
> Aloha - I have never posted...but have to tell you all that I have become
> totally paranoid about my Platyceriums due to the latest chats.  Mine are
> mounted on large trees, in the shade and have been growing happily these
> past  8 months...sending out new shields, new fronds new whatevers while
> enjoying the 160" of rain per year.  When it doesn't rain I squirt them
> with a spray of water from the hose.  From time to time I throw banana
> peels behind their shields and they grow and grow and grow. 
> It rains all over them often...nearly every night.
> They are still alive and thriving.
> What am I doing wrong?

Obviously, nothing!  :)
Keep up the good work!
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