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Sent: Friday, September 10, 2004 9:28
Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] kachinensis bulb
it might be rot. what i do when my bulbs start to rot is clean out
the spot down to the good plant tissue as best as possible, then put the
rotted sop in the sun until it dries out. if you dont want to put it in
teh sun, you dont need to, that can cause problems its self. what you do
need to do is put the spot in some sort of light so it can dry out a
bit. i have never lost a bulb this way, including my A. titanum when it
rotted a little.
>Reply-To: Discussion of aroids
>Subject: [Aroid-l] kachinensis bulb alert
>Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2004 13:51:12 +0200
>I have a big Amorphophallus kachinensis bulb. It's
dormant right now. It
>is stored dry, but I got a serious problem. The
whole bulb is stored dry
>but on the bottom, there is a small shriveled knob that looks
>remnant of previous year's growth. But that knob is
now wet and soft while
>the whole bulb is being stored dry. Is this
rot? If so, what should I do.
>I really don't want to lose this big bulb. It's the
only one I have.
>Thanks for any help already.
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