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Amorphophallus paeoniifolius- Corpse flower

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Prod. Code: AMPAE

AMORPHOPHALLUS PAEONIIFOLIUS-   aka  Umbrella aroid , Elephant Yam,Corpse flower

 

 

 

 

 

GREAT AROID FROM TROPICAL ASIA.  UNIQUE  UMBRELLA SHAPED, LACY  FOLIAGE  WITH  MOTTLED STEM 

HAS REALLY BIZARRE FLOWER- WHICH EMERGES  IN THE SPRING- AND FOR A FEW HOURS  HAS REALLY FOUL ODOR-

GOES DORMANT BELOW 36F -DORMANCY IF FAIRLY LONG.- HERE IN CENTRAL FL- IT EMERGES LATE APRIL ,EARLY MAY.

LIKES PLENTY OF WATER IN GROWING SEASON. VERY LITTLE WATERING IS NEEDED DURING DORMANCY

SUPER EASY TO GROW- DOES WELL POTTED

 

BEST IN SEMI SHADE- TOLERATES FULL SUN- BUT DOES NOT GROW THAT TALL.

COLD HARDINESS: ZONE 8B- WHERE GROUND DOES NOT FREEZE.

MATURE HEIGHT - FOLIAGE  : 5-6 FT

Currently growing in 4" pot- Picture of average size plant for sale is in lower left corner -second picture

Shipped potted