To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L |
Subject: Re: titanum blooms
Julius, this is our second tuber to bloom. the first one was in July 1999.
I plan to send pollen to Fairchild with the hope it might produce seed
there. I will also refrigerate some for the future?????
Doug Ewing, Greenhouse Manager (206) 543-0436
Department of Botany
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-5325
On Tue, 8 May 2001, Julius Boos wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Douglas Ewing
> To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
> Date: Tuesday, May 08, 2001 12:58 AM
> Subject: titanum blooms
> Dear Doug,
> Congrats!!!!!!! Just an Idea, but why don`t you try to link up w/
> at Fairchild, you could collect pollen (he could advise on freezing or
> cooling it, etc.) and get it to Craig and MAYBE we could get
> pollenation/seed on his 'Mr. Stinky'!! Is this the second of THIS
> If it is and you had kept pollen from the first, you could try
> this second one!!
> >>Today at 4pm our second Amorphophallus titanum has started opening. Ht.
> 5'4" ( 163cm ). already 7pm, the spathe is widely open, and the stench
> building in the room. I am doing a much lower-key media announcement this
> go-around, but am open for visitors the next several days. This one is
> much more open, and has more striking coloration. Will try to keep you
> posted. Doug
> Doug Ewing, Greenhouse Manager (206) 543-0436
> Department of Botany
> University of Washington
> Box 355325
> Seattle, WA 98195-5325<<