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  Storage of Amorph tubers.
From: Marcin Wielicki shagar at silesia.top.pl> on 2000.06.10 at 00:37:47(4692)
Hello Aroiders,

My A.gigas has just skiped into dormancy, and I am not sure, how to store
properly the tuber. I removed tuber from the pot, cleaned the tuber from
the soil and finally cut off all the roots. As I know, it shouldn`t be
stored out of soil, but should soil be kept slightly wet or rather dry till
plant breaks out of resting period?

Warm regards

From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" hetter at worldonline.nl> on 2000.06.10 at 03:35:43(4701)

Keep it in moderately moist soil, or JUUUUST a bit dry and inspect the tuber
quite regularly. It belongs to a group of species that have a very short
dormancy in cultivation, maybe as short as a month. When the bud grows
again, start watering. Next time, don't cut off the roots, at least not the
fresh ones. They often remain on the tuber when in soil, for a long time and
this might just be a hint.


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