deviding Elk Horns

Brian Mofflin moffo at iinet.net.au
Tue Jul 23 06:57:18 EST 2002


Thanks Len, you got it in one.

Brian

"Cereoid+1+" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
news:wgfY8.7190$722.350033068 at newssvr17.news.prodigy.com...
> Your faith is strong, len.
>
> Still, it would be best if Brian himself would be the one to "'splain what
> he talkin' 'bout".
>
> Making too many assumption can be a bad thing.
>
> Common names for plants are not as specific as you assume.
>
>
> len brauer <gardenlen at hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:mbv0juknn995elfg9gsis4u8t3ctsugb57 at 4ax.com...
> > g'day ceriod+1,
> >
> > i would believe that brian is talking about the elkhorn fern
> > 'Platycerium bifircatum', i have grown many of these ferns over the
> > years.
> >
> > and for brian,
> >
> > as for dividing them it could be done at any time if you can control
> > temperature but early summer would be the best, it is also best to
> > only take sections that have mature fertile fronds, for better
> > results. put some well rotten leaf mulch or the like behind them.
> >
> > len
> >
> > snipped
> > --
> > happy gardening
> > 'it works for me it could work for you,'
> >
> > "in the end ya' gotta do what ya' gotta do" but consider others and the
> environment
> > http://hub.dataline.net.au/~gardnlen/
>
>





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