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To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2001 3:48 PM
Subject: Re: Amorph abyssinicus/A. konjac.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Tyerman
> To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
> Date: Friday, April 27, 2001 11:42 PM
> Subject: Re: Amorph abyssinicus
> Hello Friends,
> Remember, A. konjac is a widely CULTIVATED species, so there are MANY
> of this, and one would expect to find different 'going dormant' times on
> plants collected in different countries/zones. Maybe 'Lord Phallus'
> have a more educated comment on this!?
> >Can you trace your supplier back to Collectors Corner at Gardenworld
> >Nursery in Springvale Victoria ? If so you have an Amorph. konjac
> >A far too familiar case of incorrect plant ID I'm sorry to say.
> I know it came from Victoria..... so it is probably what you are talking
> about. However..... why does this form die down far earlier than the
> A. konjac that I have? Someone in Queensland told me that theirs has done
> the same thing as mine....and I think they mentioned Collector's Corner.
> Are there specific clones of A. konjac that die down before others? I
> say we're talking about a month before by the look of it too. There are
> signs of even a little yellowing on the A. konjac that I got from an Aroid
> collector (from this list) here in Canberra, so I would have thought it
> at least something slightly different?
> Paul Tyerman
> Canberra, Australia. USDA equivalent - Zone 8
> Growing.... Galanthus, Erythroniums, Fritillarias, Lilium, Aroids, plus
> just about anything else that doesn't move!!!!!