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Re: Amorphophallus titanum in ground

  • Subject: Re: Amorphophallus titanum in ground
  • From: Patricia Frank <tricia_frank@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 15:13:04 -0400

Hi Eric,
We found that A. titanum do not do well in our soil. I had the same experience that you had with quite a few plants, they have enough strength to make it through one year but not the next.

> Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2007 14:40:06 -0700
> From: leu242@yahoo.com
> To: aroid-l@gizmoworks.com
> Subject: [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus titanum in ground
> Last summer I planted an amorphophallus titanum in the
> ground here. It was about 2ft tall with a golf ball
> sized tuber. It went dormant in fall with the rest of
> the Amorphallus. This spring and summer it did not
> return. I dug around and couldn't find the tuber.
> Figured it had rotted, a squirrel dug it up, etc. In
> the last couple of weeks it began emerging. Here it is
> today.
> Eric
> Orlando,FL z9b/10a
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