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From: Andy Cabe acabe at Riverbanks.org> on 2002.04.01 at 08:25:27(8392)|
The coldest temperature was 17 degrees. We reached that twice. It may have
been a bit warmer in the location where the 'Lime Zinger' was planted.
Overall, we had 51 days where the temperature was less than or equal to 32
degrees. I think that the main trunk may have rotted a bit but there are
definately 4-5 plants poking out of the soil now. The plant that we left in
the ground was fairly large, so that may have played a part in it coming
back this spring.
Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2002 8:16 AM
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
Subject: Re: Alocasia 'Calidora'
Good news on the X. 'Lime Zinger'. What was your coldest temperature
measured this winter?
At 06:44 PM 3/27/02 -0600, you wrote:
>Can anyone out there give me any info on Alocasia 'Calidora'? I'm
>what the hardiness might be. Also, I just noticed that Xanthosoma 'Lime
>Zinger' is coming back after being left in the ground over winter. I
>think that it would make it. Thanks.
>Curator of Horticulture
>Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens
>PO Box 1060
>Columbia, SC 29202
Plant Delights Nursery @
Juniper Level Botanic Garden
9241 Sauls Road
Raleigh, NC 27603 USA
Minimum Winter Temps 0-5 F
Maximum Summer Temps 95-105F
USDA Hardiness Zone 7b
phone 919 772-4794
fax 919 772-4752
"I consider every plant hardy until I have killed it myself...at least
three times" - Avent
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