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Sent: Thursday, July 29, 2004 10:11 AM
Subject: [aroid-l] Amorph Blues Part 2
> Sigh, ok last week i decided to put my A. Bulbifer outside, as we were
> having mice weather, and they produce nice pink edges to the leaf in
> strong(er) light, or so ive read, unfortunately i want out and didnt
> return for 2 days, when i came back, the leaf looked like it had been
> sun bleached, as its been very sunny here in the UK.
> Now, a few days later (as expected) the bleached bits are dying off and
> my plants looking a little worse for wear. I guess about 30 - 40% of
> the leaf is still green and unafected.
> Or perhaps it could be due to lower temperatures in the evening?
> Can anyone tell me how badly this will affect the plant? I guess it
> wont put up a new leaf if this one dies and wont increase the tuber
> size this year because of it. Hopefully i havnt done anything terminal
> to it.
> I had also put out the 2 A. Hildebrandtii I also have out next to it,
> and they are hardly affected at all, with only slight bleaching around
> the margins.
> I only realy discovered these plants about a year ago, so I guess im
> still a bit green in respect to growing them.
> Live and learn i suppose.