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Old 03-19-2008, 11:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: African Rhinohorn height in zone 9 ?

Originally Posted by Steve L View Post
Mine is not old enough yet. I planted a 2 foot high plant in March of 2007. Grew and pupped with two pseudostems reaching 7 feet in height. One large pseudostem died to the corm during the winter; the other has sent up two new leaves since the middle of February. Two new additional pups as well this spring. Based upon its height description of 17 to 20 feet, I'm not sure if I will see a flower this summer as well.

I have read conflicting reports of fruiting p-stem heights of 10 feet and 20 feet. I believe the latter was in zone 11, so it will be interesting to hear how yours develops.

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