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Remusatia vivipara

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Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Remusatia (rem-yoo-SAT-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: vivipara (vy-VIP-ar-uh) (Info)

9 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Plant is viviparous

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive henryr10 On Apr 24, 2005, henryr10 from Cincinnati, OH (Zone 6b) wrote:

You will never see a plant grow as quickly from a tuber as this one.
I started the tuber on March 24 now on April 24 it is 16" tall w/ the opening of it's first leaf.

Regional...

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

Daphne, Alabama
Sebastopol, California
Big Pine Key, Florida
Bradley, Florida
Bronson, Florida
Raleigh, North Carolina
Cincinnati, Ohio
Columbia, South Carolina
Norfolk, Virginia



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