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  Arum Orientale
From: Baumfarn Webmaster webmaster at baumfarn.at> on 2005.03.13 at 13:25:16(12788)
I got seeds of Arum Orientale. I presoaked them for one day (24h) in
water and then put them in an earth-perlit-sand mixture (14.Feb., 2005).
Temperature warm (22?C-27?C), medium light, in a miniature greeenhouse
which give them high humidity rates. Occasionally morning sun.
Was this so far correct? How long will they take to sprout?


From: Robert Hamilton robhamilton at trump.net.au> on 2005.03.13 at 22:29:13(12790)
Hi Peter,

In the southern hemisphere I sow them in late summer / early
autumn and leave them exposed to natural rainfall under shadeclothe.
They germinate late autumn winter . We get a dozen or so frosts
per winter with maximum cold -2C.

I also add some dolomite to the mixture.

I suspect you are keeping them a bit too warm.


Rob in Tasmania

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