Travis Vox Humana wrote:
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I picked-up a gunnera rhizome(?) at a sale for 99 cents
Any thoughts about why it didn't grow very large? The
was about the size of my fist or a largish potato.
It's a mere baby. They take a few years, rapidly expanding
root size, before they can start producing those giant
Fully grown ones here have huge roots about the size of my
each individual leaf is at least 6ft across. A single mature
plant takes up about as much space as a pickup truck..
I hope you have a big basement... :-)
Oh no! Maybe I can find a sheltered place outside where I can
it. I understand it is hardy to zone 7 and I am in zone 6b.
Last week I built a hardware cloth cage lined with landscape
fabric and filled with sawdust over mine to protect it from the
Travis in Shoreline (just North of Seattle) Washington
USDA Zone 8
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