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Jun 5, 2020 3:06 AM CST
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I am really worried about my Alocasia. The spots on leaves developed about 3 weeks ago and there is more and more of them. They are quite small (about 2mm in diameter, though some are a little bit bigger) and appear almost clear with light brown-yellow rim around them (the light seeps through them), like the mesophyll of the leaf has been decomposed. I've repotted the plant 2 months ago and it otherwise appears healthy? It has never caused me any problems and grows quite vigorously.
I thank you kindly for your answers Smiling .
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Jun 5, 2020 8:30 AM CST
Name: Will Creed
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Welcome! Please post a photo that shows the entire plant and its pot.
Will Creed
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Jun 7, 2020 10:09 AM CST
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Czech Republic
WillC said: Welcome! Please post a photo that shows the entire plant and its pot.

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Here are additional pictures Smiling Plant is in a nursery pot but stands in a big ceramic one. I heard Alocasias like being a little bit root-bound.
Also I've stopped fertilizing it (NPK 6-3-6), since the last now mature leaf has a different colour than the previous ones- bright green with patches of slight discoloration.
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There is a new problem - its new leaf appears quite smaller that the last one but it has the same discoloration.

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Nevertheless, I am still primarly concerned about the spots and if you happen to know the answer please inform me Sad
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