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:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
Mealy bugs, nematodes

Pruning season:
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

Water requirement:
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:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Ice pop structure flower in color purple to brown, the bracts wrap the flowers

Edible Roots

Information about tuber:
Drop shape, the peel color brown inside is white

Harvesting tuber:
Autumn / Winter

Uses of tuber:
Cooked, can makes from this like pasta

Scientific name:

Amorphophallus konjac

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