Arisaema elephas

Jim McClements, Dover, DE z6 JimMcClem at AOL.COM
Sat Aug 15 04:10:18 CEST 1998

Tony, Roy, Greg et al

Anybody having success with seeds of elephas? Some of mine have turned into
tiny green tubers with no roots, but even after one or two additional cold
periods have yet to produce any top growth.

If all arisaemas were this difficult, I'd stick to trilliums. They may take
seven years, but at least in two or three years you feel like you're getting

If successful, please give some details of what you're doing.

Re consanguineums, most of mine don't appear until at least June, but I have
one (which Guy has ID'd by photo) which appears in April. Very attractive with
a brown spathe. AEG had seeds of it last year and there should be more this

Jim McClements

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