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  A. konjac, + '99 A-101, A-102, '00 A-103
From: magrysbo at shu.edu on 2001.09.14 at 12:54:58(7496)
So, who among us has reached that level to be able to claim to be an
expert?

Last year I stored my konjacs in paper bags, and '99 A-101(stipitatus?) and
A-102 (sp. 1?) in dry pots in the basement (anyone know their proper
i.d.'s?). None came up before late May (here in New Jersey) but are larger,
growing in the ground still not blooming size (now 2 main A-101 stems
3'tall!)
Question, besides the konjacs, this winter can I leave them in ground? What
about A. albus ('00 A-103)?
Bonaventure Magrys

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From: "mburack at mindspring.com" mburack at mindspring.com> on 2001.09.14 at 17:58:08(7498)
Why even risk leaving the others in the ground. NJ would be pretty "unpleasant" by most Amorph standards. You will probably spend the winter worrying that they are dead and lost... spare yourself the trouble and dig them out.

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From: "Marge Talt" mtalt at clark.net> on 2001.09.14 at 21:01:30(7501)
Well, I'm south of you, but if you're near the ocean, we may be the
same zone - I'm in the cold part of 7. My A. konjac has been in the
ground all the 4 years or so that I've had it. It has never bloomed,
but has increased - now have 3 stems coming up and not exactly right
next to each other, either.

If you have more than one, try one and see what happens.

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
mtalt@clark.net

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