Re: Help!

Oliver T Massey CFS (
Thu, 25 May 1995 16:53:19 -0400

> > Carl: I don't believe you have bugs. In my experience S. rubra,
> > the gulf coast form, (and to a much less degree some of the other Sarr.
> > species) are susceptable to wilt.

> Tom thank you for your quick reply. One other question. Conditions
> in my greenhouse right now are getting quite warm 80-90F, even with my
> shade cloth. The humidity on days like that goes down as low as 30-40%.
> Does this give more creedence to your hypothesis?
> Sincerely, Carl J. Mazur

Again, just my experience here in the South, but I would say that 30-40%
humidity for Sarrs. is very low. Here in Tampa, at the southern fringes of
Sarr. country - with breezes off the ocean- 60-70% humidity is low for any time
of the year. The southern US where Sarrs. grow has high humidity all year
round (80+ easy). High heat with low humidity I would say is very risky.