Tropicals forum: Looking for Alocasia infernalis 'kapit'

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Jul 17, 2014 10:01 AM CST
Does anyone know where I can obtain a few of these plants? Seems to be an uncommon variety.

Name: Evan
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Jul 17, 2014 12:36 PM CST

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I bought mine at Home Depot last year insularway. I also noticed it at a local grocery store. What was readily available last year might not be this year, but that would be my first target. It's a beautiful but finicky Alocasia up in the northeast. We have many members from Florida so, depending upon your location, someone should be able to help.

Jul 17, 2014 6:18 PM CST
I'm in FL so hopefully someone can help! I frequent nurseries, Lowes, H Depot etc & haven't seen this uncommon alo yet. Thanks for the tip!

Name: mj
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Jul 17, 2014 6:24 PM CST
Our Lowe's had them earlier this spring. Jay ask the Garden Manager at your Lowe's or Home Depot if they can order it for you. I think it was Monrovia that was the supplier
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Jul 18, 2014 10:07 AM CST
I called Lowes, Home Depot, Monrovia, Nature's Way, & Costa, none of which have any kapit avail. I don't know if its a seasonal thing or??

Anyone in FL willing to sell me one?!

Thanks for the replies.


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