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Re: Initiation of Flowering in Amorphophallus


could you write in a few lines how the measurements of the tubers
(weight, diameter) and the used pots/containers are?

@ all:
I would be very pleased to read some more data from other titanum
growers as well, since I would like to forward this information to the
Berggarten in Hannover, Germany, who's titanum was about 30 cm (1 ft) in
diameter and weight 3.9 kg (about 8.5 lbs).
The plant has probably to go through some more vegetative phases to
reach flowering size, however, I would like to forward some advice
regarding the supporting container size.
To date it is growing in a container shown in:

Thanks in advance and Happy Growing!

Dollbergen, Lower Saxony, Germany
USDA zone 7

-----Original Message-----
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 18:57:22 +0100
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Initiation of Flowering in Amorphophallus
From: "Tom Croat" <Thomas.Croat@mobot.org>
To: "Discussion of aroids" <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>

Dear Scott:

           Thank you for the advise.  We have been using large
containers for some time because we received this warning earlier.  We
do fertilize with each watering but we don?t water every day and we will
probably water and fertilize more frequently since Wilbert says that
they need a lot of water when they are building tuber.


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