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From: Louis-Xavier DELECOUR <lxadelecour at NORDNET.FR>
Subject: Re: Arisaema griffithii, Van Bourgondien
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Is it possible to know the name of wholesale nursery which sell arisaema =in
----- Original Message -----
From: "Arno Clement" <al.clement at PLANET.NL>
Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2006 2:48 PM
Subject: Re: Arisaema griffithii, Van Bourgondien

>I don't know any Nursery here in Holland that grows Arisaema griffithii =all
> the tubers that are sold by Dutch nursery's are imported from India.
> And 18 USD for one tuber is a high price, you can buy Arisaema griffith=ii
> tuber at wholesale price for 2.3 Euro.
> The problem with most of the Arisaema's from India is that they are
> shipped
> the wrong way. They don't like to be dry during the dormant period. A f=ew
> years ago I did import 100 tubers of A. griffithii, 100 A. utile, 100 A.
> nepenthoides, 100 A. costatum, 100 A. galeatum, 100 A. speciosum and 10=0
> A.
> concinnum directly form India. The tubers were not all for me but it wa=s a
> combined order of 5 Dutch Arisaema Enthusiasts. With some of the specie=s I
> had some bad results, and most of us had the same results.
> I had 30 tubers of each species and in the first year I lost 12 A.
> griffithii 10 A. utile 8 A. nepenthoids 1 A. costaum 28 A. galeatum 10 =A.
> speciosum and 2 A. concinnum. This is most likely do to the bad shippin=g
> of the tubers, I received them stored dry, and after the first year I
> stored them all in damp peat moss during the dormant period. (I grow my
> Arisaema's in pots).
> And the second growing season I lost only 1 A. griffithii and 2 A.
> speciosum. And last year I only lost 1 A. speciosum.
> If you want to tray A. griffithii don't order just one tuber but buy la=rge
> amounts you will certainly loss 40 % of them in the first year.
> I grow my A. griffithii in plastic pots and I grow them very wet, and t=hey
> like it that way
> With best wishes,
> Arno Clement
> The Netherlands
> zone 8
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bonaventure Magrys" <bonaventure at OPTONLINE.NET>
> Sent: Saturday, January 14, 2006 7:48 PM
> Subject: Arisaema griffithii, again
>> Looks like Van Bourgondien ( is offering Arisaema
> griffithii, 1 for $17.99, 2 for $34.98, 3 for $50.97.
>> My question for them is, have the grown them through a full year
> successfully, including a full dormancy cycle, or are these imported
> directly from India? What can we expect of you? Eager Arisaema-L member=s
> want to know.
>> Bonaventure Magrys
>> Cliffwood Beach, NJ USA
>> Please respond to ARISAEMA-L at NIC.SURFNET.NL or bonaventure at optonline.n=et

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