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Amorphophallus nepalense
Common Name: Devil's Tongue Family: Araceae (The Arum Family)

Amorphophallus nepalense
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This species has enormous yellow-green spathes up to one and a half feet long and beautifully mottled stems. The bulb will go dormant by fall. Bring the pot inside to a cool, dry place. Begin watering when you see the spike of the tightly-furled stem poking out of the soil in spring.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Indian Subcontinent
Native Habitat:
High altitude forests. Loose leafy detritus in moist shady habitats.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourGreen 
TypeTender  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposurePart Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem ColourSpeckled Stem 
Hardiness Zone9-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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