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  [Aroid-l] [Ariod-l] Arisaema sp.seedling help
From: mollyday1 at gmail.com (Molly Day) on 2008.03.22 at 01:21:40(17203)
Wow, Mike. Great, informative post. Thanks. Martha

On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 11:40 PM, mike wrote:

> As previously posted, cleaning and stratifying or
> fall sowing, the method I employ, is a great way for
> propagating Arisaema. I use a deep groove tube tray
> from Growing Systems Inc. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
> You can use regular germinating mix, if you like.
> As for myself, I use a soilless mix of pine bark fines,
> Peat moss, and composted rice hulls. About a third each
> in proportion. I incorporate Actino-Iron, a biological
> fungicide. This additive contains iron and humic acid,
> as well as a patented actinovate microorganisim. A wetting
> agent is also included.
> Some people experience skin irritation from handling the
> pulp. I wear latex gloves when cleaning the seed.
> I have a number of flats of different Arisaema seeds currently in a cold
> frame.

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