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  Re: [aroid-l] refrigerating tubers
From: Don Martinson llmen at wi.rr.com> on 2003.12.01 at 09:43:27(10866)
Last March, I came home from a trip to find that a konjac had sent
an inflorescence up in my basement, the spike had shot through the
space between the shelf system and was in the process of trying to
open up.
Now the question is: What would be the ideal temperature to keep
the tubers in hiberation but not induce any temprature-related
injury? I assume the Canna would do best around 45 degrees F (7 C).
Would that be OK for kojac?

Hi Les,
My konjac's do just fine in my basement with temps in the low 50's
(F) and a friend of mine keeps his in a root cellar at even lower
temps, probably closer to 45F. As long as they are kept away from
any dampness, they should be fine. Don't know if this applies to any
other species.

Don Martinson

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