By KATHLEEN BITTER
In the fall of 2002, a seed was planted in the conservatory greenhouse on Tower Road. Over 10 years the seed grew up into a plant that had leaves, but no flowers to speak of. In the spring of 2012, Prof. Melissa Luckow, plant biology, got a phone call.
Courtesy of Craig CramerReady to go | This photo of Cornell’s titan arum plant was taken last week. Next week, the plant is expected to open up, revealing its flowers.