Cold period

Carlo A. Balistrieri cabalist at FACSTAFF.WISC.EDU
Mon Aug 4 19:26:01 CEST 1997

>It has been said that perhaps the reason that thje range of A. triphyllum
>doesn't extend into south Florida is the lack of a cold period. Also, I'm
>under the impression that the hardy arisaemas from Asia won't grow in the
>deep south, but I don't know this for a fact and would wonder how many have
>tried to do so.

Could it be that the seemingly daily rain patterns of southern Florida
create too much moisture for dormant tubers?


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