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Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus tuber growth without leaf?

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus tuber growth without leaf?
  • From: Baumfarn Webmaster webmaster@baumfarn.at
  • Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2006 15:24:26 +0200

I see you got curious.

I give some more details.
1st case) A. kiusianus - plant not even developed the leaf correctly, never unfolded completely and died fast away. The tuber tripples it's size.
2nd case) Helicodiceros muscivorus - i planted several tubers (some very tiny) in a pot, just one realy thrived. Meanwhile the leaf begin to die back and I digged down to see what the tuber do. And found beneath the biggest tuber (the one with leaf) another tuber even bigger than the other ever was.


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