Plant care and instruction
1.Light – partial to full sun
2.Place – bright location in containers
3.Water – 2-3 time in a week
4.Fertilizer – once early in spring
5.Repotting – divide occasionally
6.Temperature – bet 50-60F
This unique plant is best characterized by its large, cylindrical, brown spike of female flowers from which it gets its name. Immediately above this large, thick structure, protrudes a smaller, pointed, light-yellow spike of male flowers. Below the flowering bodies, the stem is thick and pithy.