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The Amorphophallus titanum has finished flowering after three days. Over a period of about four weeks, the flower bud of A. titanum, which first appeared in early June, developed into a two-metre high inflorescence. On 14 July, at around 2 p.m., it started to bloom. For three days, the plant was in full bloom, after which the inflorescence collapsed. For those who missed this spectacle: another specimen of A. titanum will soon flower.

This specimen is now at the stage where the most recent inflorescence was about three weeks ago. The tuber of the next specimen is even bigger than the one from last weekend. The tuber of the A. titanum that has now finished flowering weighed about 27 kg before it was repotted. The tuber of the next one weighs almost 40 kilos. This means that the next inflorescence will probably be even bigger.

When flowering begins, probably in three weeks' time, we will announce it on our social media channels first. 

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