Deformed maurelii

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Deformed maurelii

Post by Ste » Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:08 pm

Bought 2 maurelii's a couple of weeks ago as they were not a bad size for a fiver each. They have just been stuck down the bottom of the garden and forgotton about but I was having a nosey about before and I noticed appearing from one of the new leaves was 2 new rollers side by side. I thought it was strange as i'd never seen that before. It wasn't until an hour later when I went for another look and noticed one of the older leaves was actually 2 leaves. It had one stalk/stem thing but about half way up it split into 2 icon_scratch Is this common or do I have some sort of siamese maurelii?


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Re: Deformed maurelii

Post by Adrian » Tue Aug 14, 2012 5:35 pm

Need a picture but first guess is the strangles, maurelli is a nightmare for it.
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Re: Deformed maurelii

Post by Kerinsian » Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:02 pm

What exactly IS the strangles? it does sound hideous, does it kill the plant or is it something that can be cured?


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Re: Deformed maurelii

Post by Dave Brown » Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:11 pm

I would have thought a bit late for strangles. My green ventricosum had it last year. Started in April and went on until July. I had to manually keep splitting the stems, then grew out of it. Been fine since
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Re: Deformed maurelii

Post by Adrian » Tue Aug 14, 2012 8:10 pm

They can happen at any time during growth Dave not just in the Spring.

Somewhere I'll have pictures to show what they are like but can I find them ?
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Re: Deformed maurelii

Post by Dave Brown » Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:07 pm

Ultimately mine looked like this
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Re: Deformed maurelii

Post by Ste » Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:18 pm

I dont think its the strangles as ive seen that before. Theres 2 rollers that are coming out/have came out at the same time, both have their red midrib thing but further down towards the plant the midribs join and become one icon_scratch
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Re: Deformed maurelii

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:39 am

Looks like a fascination or related disorder.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fasciation


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