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"Woody" 2nd bloom (2013)

OSU Titan Arums Woody and Maudine

Titan Arum Woody Update

Woody's flower has closed and there is only a little smell left.

On Friday May 17, we will be open 9AM-12PM and 2PM-5 PM

May 17, 2013  Woody on left and Maudine on the right. Maudine grew almost 5" since yesterday!

Woody opened on May 14, 2013 starting around 1PM.

Titan Arum Woody bloom open

May 14, 2013 Height 72.5"

Won't be long now. Visiting hours for today are 12PM - 4:30PM. We will announce special visiting hours when the bloom begins to open.

Titan Arum Woody onMay 14, 2013

May 13, 2013    Height 71"

Keeping a close eye on Woody today. Blooms usually open in late afternoon.

Titan Arum Woody on May 13, 2013

May 12, 2013   Height 69.75"

We see a trace of sap coming down the flower stem which means the opening of Woody's flower will be very soon!

Titan Arum Woody sap from flower bud

May 11, 2013    Height 68"
Woody is now taller than either of our previous blooms! The protective sheathes that cover the emerging bud are falling away.

Titan Arum Woody on May 11, 2013

May 10, 2013    Height 65.25"

Titan Arum Woody on May 10, 2013

May 9, 2013     Height 61.5"

Titan Arum Woody on May 9, 2013

May 8, 2013     Height 56.25"

Titan Arum Woody on May 8, 2013

May 7, 2013      Height 51"

Titan Arum Woody2 bud growing



May 6, 2013 Height 46"

New bloom on Titan Arum "Woody"