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Can anyone help me with my Tacca?

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom Gb

I have a Rhizome of Tacca integrifolia. I have put some stones in the bottom of the pot and planted it in Orchid compost because I thought it would drain well. Will this work? Also a bit confused about when it is dormant and how much to water or feed. I don't know when I should expect it to grow or have I killed it already!!


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All I can say is good luck! I bought one from T&M and it rotted, they sent me a replacement and that rotted too.

17 Feb, 2009

 

My 1 from T&M rotted to Rydeboyz..... Just had a quick google on it and the soil requirements are strongly acidic PH 5.1 to 5.5 and for it to be kept moist at all times but not wet............

17 Feb, 2009

 

Thanxs for your help. I have trawled the internet but no site tells me how to grow one in Bolton! think I need a greenhouse before my next attempt. I'll check the acidity of the soil. Might have been a bit adventurous for a first project.

18 Feb, 2009

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