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PlantFiles: Devil's Tongue, Snake Plant, Konjac, Konnyaku Potato
Amorphophallus konjac 'Leo's Song'

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Amorphophallus (a-mor-fo-FAL-us) (Info)
Species: konjac (KON-jak) (Info)
Cultivar: Leo's Song

6 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs
Vegetables
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive smurfwv On Dec 18, 2010, smurfwv from Cabin Creek, WV (Zone 6a) wrote:

I've had this plant for 4 years, and believe one may be getting ready to flower. This plant grows in full sun, not shade as stated above, sun is needed for it to produce energy for the giant flower.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Austin, Texas
Cabin Creek, West Virginia
Marinette, Wisconsin
Pulaski, Wisconsin



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