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Old 10-29-2020, 06:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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the big aeae...
was that pot buried in the ground or how did you keep it from tipping over?
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was that pot buried in the ground or how did you keep it from tipping over?
Thanks for the response...

Plants are 17 feet tall with drip irrigation grown in a monitored kept garden.
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so it is sheltered somewhat i guess
nice plant!
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Old 10-29-2020, 06:34 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Large plants commercially are PEGGED with 1/ 4 inch rebar to the ground.

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nice i might get some blumat on the watering tip
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nice i might get some blumat on the watering tip
I will send you a link.......
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I do hand water though..
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I had gotten questions about a link....thx

Grow the plant like you stole it....


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The plant is similar to vc growing conditions...

However in a hot house..
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Large plants are pegged with rebar ..
Pots blowing over?
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Wow, aeae in Ohio. That is very hard core. Wish you the best of luck, doubt you will need it based of all your other posts.
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Plant them outdoors in the best soil possible.
Or keep them in a container where you have more control.
Do what you can afford........do not skimp.

Grow the plant as you would all your others.
The plant developes a tall footprint

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Guys, I want to ask for a personal consultation. Who can give me a consultation, write to Direct!
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Hi Cin..... how long did it take to get your AEAE that tall? That is some serious height! What happened to it in the end?
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Hi Cin..... how long did it take to get your AEAE that tall? That is some serious height! What happened to it in the end?
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Plant is at mature height and weight for a four+ year old .

Thanks for asking>>>

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