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  [Aroid-l] Amorphophallus konjac size
From: ExoticRainforest <Steve at exoticrainforest.com> on 2010.03.06 at 00:19:43
Wilbert, a question for you butanyone is welcome to chime in.

I have at least 40 Amorphophallus konjac in my yard in NWArkansas (zone 6B) that never come out of the ground.  I make zeroclaim to any expertise in these species but I have been reading aboutthem and ran across some information I find "interesting".  We have dugup the tubers from time to time in order to transplant or give themthem away but I've never seen any that are huge.  The largest is likely15cm (6 inches) across, yet I read posts on some of the garden sitesfrom people that talk about 7 to 9 kilo (15 to 20 pound) tubers growingin fairly cold zones.  Is this scientifically possible?

Steve Lucas
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