cycads' growth slows muchly before it goes into its blooming phase. i have
a "cardboard" plant that blooms twice a year and each time before it does,
the growth declines to the point where i was worried it might have
croaked..but it was ok..just "pregnant".
In article <376E898A.A7B083D0 at gengenp.rug.ac.be>, Mark Davey
<madav at gengenp.rug.ac.be> wrote:
>Thanks - I'll bear that in mind, especially since i repotted c. revoluta
>end last year. However, C. rumphii has started to respond - must be
>telepathy afterall. Not surprising that they're so slow growing
>>> could be that its "buried" .... the soil is to high up on the trunk.