please point me in the right direction

Stephen M Jankalski CEREOID at prodigy.net
Fri Oct 29 11:31:09 EST 1999


Once again, Spathiphyllum are Aroids, like Anthurium and Aglaonema, not
Lilies. You forgot to mention that to grow well, they like wet feet. They
like moist soil and need frequent watering.

Pilea do like moist soil and some species, such as Pilea microphylla, are
self-fertile and can become weeds.

Red <roselamar at worldnet.att.net> wrote in article
<7vcft6$ev1$1 at bgtnsc02.worldnet.att.net>...
> The lily is very easy to tend to. Most people say they take very little
> light but I have found that if I give mine filter sunlight it grows very
> nicely and blooms often.  It also like a lot of water and fertilizer
light
> on the nitrogen side.  As for the pilea you are asking for heartache,  I
> have never had any luck with them.  They like to stay moist but dry out
> somewhat between waterings and the foliage will rot if the water stays on
> them for very long.  Good luck.
> 
> Red
> Fire Watchers wrote in message ...
> >i would appreciate a website or e-mails that can show me how to care for
2
> >plants i just got. i don't have a natural talent for caring for plants,
but
> >would like to learn.
> >the nursery guy wrote this down, and i know it's not spelled right, but
> >hopefully someone will know what i mean.
> >sprthiphyllum peace lily
> >and the other is a pilea (he said there were several dif. kinds of
pileas,
> >but their care is similar)
> >
> >thanks,
> >grace
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 



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