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Re: [Aroid-l] Aroid hardiness
From: bonaventure at optonline.net on 2006.08.07 at 20:03:35(14478)|
I'm worried that the Typhoniums heard that from my computer speakers when I played the myspace link and they are now rising up from the borders around my house to devour it!!!Real Typhonium rock....... ;-) !
----- Original Message -----
Date: Saturday, August 5, 2006 12:59 am
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Aroid hardiness
> Typhonium venosum/voodoo lily, or what ever it's currently being
> calledthese days is very hardy as long as the tuber itself doesn't
> get frozen.
> This directly correlates as to the depth that it's planted. This|
> same rule
> applies to the tuberous members of Zantedeschia. Both hate clay
> soilswhich are prevalent in The South. I would recommend that
> these tubers be
> planted/covered at least 4"-6" deep in any zones colder than zone
> 8. They
> really don't like hot soil and might be late coming up in cooler
> zones but
> this will ensure that they winter over successfully if you forget
> to apply a
> generous mulch. It's worked for me for many years. BTW, cannas
> are quite
> reliable in zone 6a, even without a mulch. Perhaps the guides for
> hardinessshould be re-written.
> David Sizemore
> Kingsport, TN 37660
> Zone 6a and rising
> Known as Tarzan, lord of my jungle to the young folks that listen
> to my
> son's band at:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Agoston Janos"
> To: "AROID-L"
> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 4:51 PM
> Subject: [Aroid-l] Aroid hardyness
> Dear Aroiders,
> Who is collecting the informations about Aroid hardyness, plese?
> Typhonium (syn. Sauromatum) venosum has survived -18?C cold this
> winter in
> my garden. It was planted in sand. Most of the small tubers grown
> on the
> mother and the mother tuber have been frozen, but one little tuber has
> Formerly I forgot to collect them some years ago and it also
> survived in
> clay, but the biggest cold was not measured there (because I
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