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  Re: [Aroid-l] Aroid hardiness
From: Tony Avent tony at plantdelights.com> on 2006.08.04 at 14:01:13(14473)
Agoston:

We have not updated the aroid hardiness list in a while, although we
have added data that been sent over the last few years. Now is a good
time for a new round of updates. You can find the current aroid
hardiness list at http://www.aroid.org/horticulture/hardy.html

We would appreciate everyone who has input to send it to our research
horticulturist Lynn Butler at lynn@plantdelights.com. Once will have
compiled the additions, we will have the new list posted on the aroid-l
website.

We would like your comments on winter hardiness observations for these
and any other aroid species. We only need information that extends the
cold tolerance of a species. For the data to be useful, we require
actual air temperature data that the plants survived without benefit of
snow cover. Please understand that some Zone 8 plants can survive in
Zone 3 if the snow cover comes early enough, so these results are
skewed as they relate to the plants true ability to withstand cold.
Thanks and we look forward to your information.
Tony Avent

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