Aroids forum: Alocasia How do you find out what you have.

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Jul 7, 2011 7:33 PM CST
I just got some new Alocasia and would love to know there growth habits. I would have added pics but coould not figure it out.

Alba Variegata
Odora Variegata
Macrorrhiza variegata
Gageana Variegata
Jurasik Dark
Name: LariAnn Garner
south Florida, USA
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Jul 12, 2011 8:09 AM CST


I'm familiar with all except for "alba variegata". I know Alocasia alba, but not a variegated form. Alba and gageana are smaller growers compared to Odora and Macrorrhizos. The latter two can get large with proper care. Jurassic dark is a selection of Alocasia plumbea and it is a somewhat smaller version of a macrorrhizos type. Gageana will produce many offsets, as will the macrorrhizos. Odora , alba and Jurassic dark are less prolific in terms of offset production. The larger plants are heavy feeders, but all of them benefit from regular or constant fertilization.

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