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From: Don Burns <burns at mobot.org> on 1997.12.07 at 18:50:41(1721)|
Well Aroiders, hope you are all warm wherever you are and that your
plants are nearly as warm as you. Last night was the coldest of the
season here in zone 10b. Temperature dropped to a chilly 48 degreesF here
at the house just before sunrise. The tender water dwellers Urospatha,
Dracontioides and Lasiomorpha, spent the night in the garage, and they
are in the garage agaain tonight.
In an email note yesterday Rand said the moose are coming to his door
asking for blankets. Must be cold up the, eh Rand?
Julius Booz in Palm Beach county gets much colder than we in Broward even
though he is less than 40 miles north of us. How are things there, Julius?
And Mary Sizemore, who lives up near Florida's north pole must be really
cold now. Mary lost her greenhouse heater last year. Hope you have it
working again, Mary!
Amorphophallus titanum all appear to be going dormant early this season
compared to the past two years when they were awake for at least 14
months. This year the magic number appears to be 10. One tuber never woke
up; it was the last to go dormant last winter. But the tuber appears to
be in good condition so maybe we'll hear from it earlier than the others
in a couple of months when they all go into their 4th year from seed.
Don Burns Plantation, FL USA Zone 10b
From: mood at poi.net (John Mood) on 1997.12.10 at 18:23:30(1727)|
A balmy 72-80F here in Hawaii, although I must say we have had some rain
which mars an otherwise perfect aroid climate for my extensive Bornean
[Listowner's note: We're not complaining anymore. For the past two days
the temp has hit 85....]
>Well Aroiders, hope you are all warm wherever you are and that your
>plants are nearly as warm as you. Last night was the coldest of the
>season here in zone 10b. Temperature dropped to a chilly 48 degreesF here
>at the house just before sunrise. The tender water dwellers Urospatha,
>Dracontioides and Lasiomorpha, spent the night in the garage, and they
>are in the garage agaain tonight.
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