Upright Elephant Ear (Alocasia macrorrhizos 'Stingray') in the Elephant Ears (Alocasia) Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet (1.2-1.8m)
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet (1.2-1.8m)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
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
Offsets
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Cincinnati, OHDate: 2011-09-03Even as pups they mimic their name.
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Location: NJDate: 2013-07-20made a mistake planting so many caladiums in the same container t
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-08-12
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Location: Swayback's Kentucky Jungle
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Location: z6a MA, my gardenDate: 2015-09-24Insert showing wax gland, a trait of Alocasia, where primary late
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Location: Test garden Date: 2017-02-10
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Location: Test garden Date: 2017-02-10
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Location: Test garden Date: 2017-02-10
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Ideas for large planters by ge1836 Mar 26, 2013 2:14 PM 6
Alocasia "Stingray" Variagated Positive ID??? by NoelCalvert Nov 30, 2012 10:09 AM 17
'Sting Ray' and 'Blue Hawaii' questions by dyzzypyxxy Nov 29, 2012 10:32 PM 21
FL/AL fall swap by gingin Oct 23, 2011 2:16 PM 16

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