Re: Amorphophallus konjac size
- Subject: Re: Amorphophallus konjac size
- From: Ken Mosher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2010 17:48:10 -0500
Hi Steve. My biggest konjac tuber ever was 23 pounds, but I grow them in
pots, not in the ground.
> Wilbert, a question for you but anyone is welcome to chime in.
> I have at least 40 /Amorphophallus konjac/ in my yard in NW Arkansas
> (zone 6B) that never come out of the ground. I make zero claim to any
> expertise in these species but I have been reading about them and ran
> across some information I find "interesting". We have dug up the
> tubers from time to time in order to transplant or give them them away
> but I've never seen any that are huge. The largest is likely 15cm (6
> inches) across, yet I read posts on some of the garden sites from
> people that talk about 7 to 9 kilo (15 to 20 pound) tubers growing in
> fairly cold zones. Is this scientifically possible?
> Steve Lucas
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