Aroids forum: a few of mine

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mkb136
Jun 5, 2014 2:04 PM CST
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these are neat to grow smelly but neat
Name: Elaine
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dyzzypyxxy
Jun 5, 2014 7:26 PM CST
Love those amorphs, Mkb. Rolling on the floor laughing The top one always makes me think of a big piece of rotting meat sitting in a salad bowl. From what I hear, that's what they smell like, too.

Elaine

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mkb136
Jun 7, 2014 8:15 AM CST
I think there cool they add a nice touch to the garden.
Name: Elaine
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dyzzypyxxy
Jun 7, 2014 9:17 AM CST
I will admit the foliage is very nice, but I honestly can't stand the idea of the stinky flowers.
Elaine

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Xeramtheum
Jun 7, 2014 11:08 AM CST
Love that pink flower .. how long do these flowers last?
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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Jun 13, 2014 8:40 AM CST

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Very cool mkb. They look like their happy with whatever you're doing. I've only bloomed a few stinkers outside Elaine and never noticed any smell. The flies sure notice it though. Indoors...that's another story. Whistling
Evan

mkb136
Jun 13, 2014 10:57 AM CST
Thanks! they love Fl I keep them in the ground year round. the mushroom I grew from seed
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Jun 13, 2014 12:04 PM CST

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mkb136 said:the mushroom I grew from seed

How long did it take to get to blooming size?
Elephant Yam (Amorphophallus paeoniifolius)
Evan
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mjsponies
Jun 14, 2014 6:55 AM CST
dyzzypyxxy said:I will admit the foliage is very nice, but I honestly can't stand the idea of the stinky flowers.


I kept my A. bulbifer outside also and never noticed a smell, even in the greenhouse, tho the greenhouse was open.
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mkb136
Jul 2, 2014 6:33 PM CST
Hi 3 yrs from seed to flower
Name: Evan
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eclayne
Jul 2, 2014 7:07 PM CST

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Wow, nice growing!
Evan

mkb136
Jul 6, 2014 6:53 PM CST
thanks this year I have been ordering seeds love to watch them grow!

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