Question regarding removing offsets from Amorphophallus corms

MadAboutCPs(Aust)May 23, 2005

Hi,

What is the best way to remove offsets from species such as paeonifolius during dormancy? I accidentally broke an offset from the parent corm. Then i treated it with a fungicide called 'Mancozeb' as it was all I had at the time as to prevent infection. Anyone else had success with this product?

Some sites say severe, others mention breaking. Do they mean use a knife to perform a clean cut or can you just break them off? I would assume that the broken cuts heal themselves. Are these open woulnds prone to infection or am I able to plant it now?

thanks,

C

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
dirtface(soCal)

if they look as if they will remove easily, then you probably can. otherwise what another season before doing it. offsets can be a little sensitive and may dessicate because they are so small.

    Bookmark   May 23, 2005 at 2:31PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Strategies for restoring variegation to M. del. albovariegata?
I hope the subject line wasn't too confusing. I had...
mark4321_gw
Alocasia 'Malaysian Monster'
Anyone know anything about this one? I see it listed...
coolplantsguy
Aglaonema rescue
I just got this off the discount rack at Loews. It...
Sans2014
ID Colombian Aroid Please
Can anyone ID this?
pittercol
Need help
Bought a 9 inch dia. A. titanum bulb/cormer few years...
bgp_123
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™