Amorphophallus konjac growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Amorphophallus also known as Konjac plant or Konjak, Amorphophallus konjac perennial evergreen plant, use for the edible roots and also used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropical, tropic, temperate mediterranean, desert climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 6+.
Leaves color green in elliptic shape, stem with black dots with them.
Amorphophallus konjac flower
Flower color purple to brown the flower grow on “ice pop” structure, the bracts wrap the flowers.
Tuber edible peel color brown inside is white, shape of drop.
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Requirements for Amorphophallus konjac growing and care:
Well-drained soil, rich soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Geophyte / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer
Pests and diseases:
Mealy bugs, nematodes
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
No need, but possible for design
Size of the plant:
1-2m, 3-6 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing / Slow growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade / Full shade (with light)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Ice pop structure flower in color purple to brown, the bracts wrap the flowers
Information about tuber:
Drop shape, the peel color brown inside is white
Autumn / Winter
Uses of tuber:
Cooked, can makes from this like pasta