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  Premature amorphophallus dormancy
From: ironious2 at yahoo.com (E.Vincent Morano) on 2008.06.17 at 05:39:29(17856)
I just purchased a large A.henryi that looked already fully grown for the
year. Its about 18 inches tall and its about 3 years old.The guy I got it from said that he was
growing it in full sun. So I put it in full sun only to have it get
badly burned. I know that some amorphs can be grown in full sun if you
start them there because I have done it before. Anyway, It is starting
to get vertical wrinkles on the petiole as if it is starting to go
dormant. Does anyone know if it will just go dormant for the season and
be fine? Or is it possible that it will die? About half of the leaves
were sunburned.

From: ronmchatton at aol.com (ronmchatton at aol.com) on 2008.06.17 at 12:55:52(17861)
It's probably to early to tell but in all likelihood it will drop that
leaf and put up a new one. I've had that happen before when leaves are
damaged. A great deal depends on how significant the damage and how
early in the season it happens. There's nothing you can do if that
leaf is being shed. I would just watch it for signs of new growth. If
the old corm hadn't been completely absorbed yet it's still there along
with whatever new corm was being formed and they will usually just put
up a new leaf.

Ron McHatton

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