Hi. Firstly, I'm not sure that I have the right forum here, if not
I am a Caretaker with a locked cupboard for most of the day....no
daylight. It can have a musty smell so I would like to put a fragrant
plant in there. Trouble is as I said, its dark pretty much most of the
time. Is there a plant out there that I could use? Thanks.
Instead of a plant -- which surely will not thrive in the dark -- try a
pomander or spice sachet. A Google search on either should result in
many "hits". For pomander, try
<http://www.organic.org/articles/showarticle/article-161 . For spicesachet, try <http://www.herbcompanion.com/health/spice-sachet-blend.aspx .
David E. Ross
Climate: California Mediterranean, see
No plant will grow in the dark. Could you leave it under a light at least 8
hours a day? If so there are some that will grow in low light although this
excludes many that smell sweet from flowers as (generally) flowers take more
light than leaves.
'David Hare-Scott[_2_ Wrote:
> ;941143']No plant will grow in the dark.
But there are some which will have a jolly good try. I have had
bindweed growing in the underfloor, and managing to squeeze between the
tongue-and-groove floorboard gaps to show itself inside fitted
wardrobes. Some also came into the adjacent room through a ventilation
grille. Eventually I had to have the floor replaced in first room, and
the amount of plant I found growing under the floor was quite
surprising. Its origin would have been with plants growing in outdoors,
on the other side of the wall, but I had killed all that off some years
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