Amorphophallus Beccarii for Sale

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Amorphophallus Beccarii 

Amorphophallus Beccarii is commonly known as Beccari's Amorphophallus. This species is named after the Italian botanist Odoardo Beccari who is known to have found and described Amorphophallus titanum in Sumatra as well. This is a very rare Amorphophallus from the rainforest in northern and western Sumatra. Similar to Amorphophallus Muelleri and Amorphophallus bulbilfer, This species can grow bulbils on its foliage.

The plant grows from an underground tuber and has an occasional dormant period. This period follows irregularly and is not affected by drought or lower temperature. 

 

Inflorescence 

The inflorescence has a large white-pink spadix surrounded by a purple spathe with light spots. The spathe grows quite wide and often hangs forward with its tip, resembling a hood. The height of the inflorescence can be up to 60 cm, and the umbrella-shaped leaf grows approximately 90 cm high. The spadix attracts pollinators such as flies and beetles when it emits its strong odor. 

Amorphophallus Beccarii for Sale

Care Tips

Water Regularly: 

Amorphophallus Beccarii loves water during its active growing period. The plant can be kept in highly permeable soil with organic matter. Keep that soil constantly slightly moist, even during the dormant period.  Water and fertilize regularly for best results.

Soil in Active Growth: 

Provide a well-draining chunky soil and keep it constantly slightly moist. When the plant goes into a rest period, keep the soil much less moist. 

*The goal for Amorphophallus Beccarii Care is to keep these tubers hydrated without being consistently immersed in a soggy moist medium. 

Sun: 

This species prefers light sun, while avoiding direct hot afternoon sun. It also likes a humid environment. In addition, it prefers a temperature above 20 degrees celsius (68 degrees fahrenheit).  

Treatment: 

When a soft spot is detected, carve out the soft infected areas up until you see only fresh flesh of the corm. Then brush over Sulfur Fungicide Powder and leave in a sunny area so the wound(s) can dry and scarify quickly. Be sure to keep away from potential pest infestations.

If you find that some spots are taking longer to dry and have any concerns whether it may still be compromised, carve back that area as quickly as possible and repeat the treatment process in that area. Once the wounded areas are completely dry, the tuber can be returned to the soil.

 

Amorphophallus Species Available for Sale: Beccarii, Borneensis, Decus-Silvae, Gigas, Hewittii, Muelleri, Plicatus, Titanum,


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