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  Re: RE: Typhonium hardiness
From: Steve Marak samarak at arachne.uark.edu> on 2002.04.16 at 15:06:57(8569)
On Tue, 16 Apr 2002, James W. Waddick wrote:

> In my Zone 5 garden in Kansas city, T. giganteum is THE
> LATEST aroid to emerge. Just when I have given up and realized it
> finally croaked last winter it pops up in July or August!! I never
> even see it is spring and early summer. By the time it finally
> emerges, we have had weeks of 100F plus. Of course you didn't mention
> where you live or climate info.

Same here, roughly 200 miles south and in zone 6 (NW Arkansas). By the
time T. giganteum shows up, I've usually forgotten it's there.

> I still haven't convinced myself if it does best in sun,
> shade or half way there.
> No clue Jim W.

Again, same here. I've tried all three. I've nearly talked myself into
favoring half shade, but that might be because I don't want to move them
again. I do get better flowering than in full shade.

Despite years of inflorescences, I've yet to see a seed.


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