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  Re: [Aroid-l] Using shade cloth to protect anthuriums and philos
From: Bill Weaver <theplantgeek at gmail.com> on 2018.07.01 at 02:34:57
Look for "Aluminet" it is a shade cloth that doesn't heat up in the sunlight like the usual stuff

On Saturday, June 30, 2018, Rosalind Gold <rozgold@pacbell.net> wrote:
> Friends:
> I live in an apartment in Los Angeles, and grow my aroids indoors, because the only outdoor growing area I have - a patio balcony - gets about 4 - 5 hours of direct sunlight - and it can get quite hot in the summer.=C2=A0=C2=A0
> After February's IAS show (and with September's coming up), I've pretty much run out of indoor space with indirect light in the apartment.=C2=A0 I was thinking of covering an area of my patio with shade cloth, and moving some of my aroids outdoors.=C2=A0 I'm wondering if this would be feasible for the following aroids, and if so, what percent should the shadecloth be:
> Anthurium hybrids (like the kind Silver Krome Gardens features - such as 'Giant Chocolate' or 'Rainbow Champion'
> Philodendron 'Pink Princess'
> Philodendron domesticum
> I'm not look to grow my plants perfectly, and I realize I don't have the best humidity for them - nonetheless, it would be nice to grow them outdoors without them getting scorched.
> Thanks in advance for any recommendations.
> -Roz, in Los Angeles --00000000000047fbd7056fe6ed9b-- --===============7812668020383351527==
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