The State of Things

Tony Avent tony at PLANTDEL.COM
Mon May 20 13:10:37 CEST 2002


The plants that Chen Yi sent out as P. cordata this season are actually
the very weedy P. ternata.  This one is fine as an indoor house plant, but
not a good idea for the garden.

At 03:01 PM 5/20/02 +1000, you wrote:
>Hi Keith,
>> Now... a question. I have the green-leafed variety of Pinellia cordata,
>> Chen Yi(A-99). I have noted with this one that they develop bulbils on the
>> stems, is this a norm for this sp?
>Yes  its a bonus-  I  collect them when the  leaves are  drying off and
>plant in  potting  mix  where they  often appear in a few  weeks.
>Dr R F Hamilton, 7 Beach Road, Snug 7054
>Tasmania, Australia
>Temperate Marine Climate (USDA 8/9)
>Average Garden Rainfall 26.7 inches (range 21-36)
>Temperature extremes -2 C  ,  38 C.
Tony Avent
Plant Delights Nursery @
Juniper Level Botanic Garden
9241 Sauls Road
Raleigh, NC  27603  USA
Minimum Winter Temps 0-5 F
Maximum Summer Temps 95-105F
USDA Hardiness Zone 7b
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