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From: "Michael Bosold" mbosold at meijergardens.org> on 2002.12.11 at 08:37:00(9707)
Sorry to post to the general forum but wanted to say a BIG THANKS to Wilbert and the Amorph. yum. seeds he sent to me. By the way, Wilbert can you email me your snail mail address, thanks! For the aroid content I will pose a query:
I have some seeds from Anchomanes dalz. (thanks again to Wilbert) I have them on a mist bench with a pot that is half full of Turface. On top of this is a 1/2 sand 1/2 peat mix. This is where the seeds reside. The seeds are starting to get too moist I think. Is this mix appropriate ? They have been on the mist bench for about 6 weeks. Should they be on the mist bench? Any help greatly appreciated. Happy Holidays
Mike

Michael Bosold

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From: "zach" r2ot at charter.net> on 2002.12.11 at 12:57:58(9708)
i would also like to thank Wilbert for the seeds that he
sent me

thank you,zach,age 11

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From: Mattlagem at aol.com on 2002.12.11 at 16:06:03(9709)
I am keeping mine in the same mix as you, 1/2 peat, 1/2 sand with a little
added perlite. The terrarium they are in is warm and moist,( I have aquarium
heaters plunged into jars of water). My Anchomanes seeds came up within
about a month of recieving them. If I can remember correctly, Wilbert said
to keep the soil moist but well drained so I would imagine your mist tables
are fine. You may want to remove them from the mist tables for a little
while, let them dry up a bit, then put them back. You could even try to put
the seeds in a plasic baggy or terrarium set-up in a warm area. The humidity
in the bag/terrarium should be enough for the plants to sprout.

From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" hetter at worldonline.nl> on 2002.12.12 at 08:54:50(9711)
But I said not REALLY moist in the sense that it is wet. Just a little.

Wilbert

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From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" hetter at worldonline.nl> on 2002.12.12 at 08:55:24(9712)
You're welcome,

Wilbert, age 76.................

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----

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From: hermine hermine at endangeredspecies.com> on 2002.12.12 at 11:20:21(9713)
At 05:55 PM 12/12/2002 +0100, Wilbert Hetterscheid wrote:

You're welcome,

Wilbert, age 76.................

I am sorry i was not in on the seed thing, but the good news is, today is
ground breaking for a real tropical greenhouse, first time in five years,
and all of California even Southern California is not kind to our REAL
tropicals.

hermine

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From: "Julius Boos" ju-bo at msn.com> on 2002.12.12 at 14:59:29(9714)
DAMN but you look GOOD for your age, not a year over 60!!! :--)>

Julius

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From: "Patricia Frank" tricia_frank at hotmail.com> on 2002.12.12 at 16:18:07(9715)
Wilbert is not 76

Reply-To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu
To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu,

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From: "Wilbert Hetterscheid" hetter at worldonline.nl> on 2002.12.13 at 00:27:27(9718)
Hey, I use a beauty case based on Amorphophallus products. Like Amorphs
renew their tubers every year, so do I...........errrr, that is rejuvenating
my skin, of course.......

Lord P.

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