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  Re: [Aroid-l] Cold Tolerant Amporhs
From: <ju-bo at msn.com> on 2009.09.30 at 13:27:18
Dear Neil=2C

Good to ''hear'' you on aroid-l!
Yup=2C A. konjac will grow where it is COLD! =3B =3B Tom Croat grows this sp. in his garden beds OUTSIDE at his home in Mo.=2C it was in seed when I visited him for the Missouri Bot. garden Aroid conference=2C a spectacular sight=2C leaves were still ''up'' too.
The petiole in the photo/jpeg LOOKS like A. konjac to me=2C but let`s wait for some other growers=2C more knowledgable than I=2C to respond. =3B This has NEVER been my genus/group!


>=3B Date: Tue=2C 29 Sep 2009 12:39:59 -0700
>=3B From: ncarz@charter.net
>=3B To: aroid-l@gizmoworks.com
>=3B Subject: [Aroid-l] Cold Tolerant Amporhs
>=3B Doin a yard cleanup for a client today and found this Amorphophallus growing in a compost pile. This is in Mars Hill=2C NC and is in hardiness zone 6.
>=3B Thinking Amoph. paenefolius?? What do ya think?
>=3B Do folks know of other Amorphs that will live in these conditions?...the cold?
>=3B Neil
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