Gunnera Manicata - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Carla Mankin
Watson, AR
Question by mankin
January 26, 1998
I am looking for a plant called great gunnera or Gunnera manicata. Can you help?


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Answer from NGA
January 26, 1998

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Gunnera manicata is a tropical plant with leaves 5-10 feet across. Mature plants can have a 40 foot spread! They're sensitive to frost and will grow only in areas that do not get even a suggestion of frost in the winter.

Seeds of Gunnera manicata are available through a nursery called GreenDealer.

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