Alocasia 'Brian Williams' in the Elephant Ears (Alocasia) Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Plant Height: 5 to 7 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flower Time: Other: Seasonal.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seed from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination. Viability declines if seeds are allowed to dry. Soak overnight in distilled water and plant.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Amazonica X Alocasia odora


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Location: In my gardenDate: Nov 7, 2008 1:00 PM
By Calif_Sue
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Posted by quercusnut (Middle TN - Zone 7a) on Oct 3, 2017 9:33 AM

I have had this for about 7 years. Bought from Brian himself. Very tough. It survived our mild zone 7a winter 2017 in the pot in photo above ground.
Offsets readily. Great performer. Can get very large with good culture.

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