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Remusatia, Hitchhiker Elephant Ear
Remusatia vivipara

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

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

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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.