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Alocasia is a genus of broad-leaved rhizomatous or tuberous perennial flowering plants from the family Araceae. There are 79 species native to tropical and subtropical Asia to Eastern Australia, and widely cultivated elsewhere.

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Alocasia Stingray

Alocasia Stingray

Alocasia Stingray has large. uniquely shaped leaves that resemble the wings and tail of its namesake. The distinctive.

Alocasia Zebrina

Alocasia Zebrina

Alocasia Zebrina originated in warm. humid Philippine rainforests. living at a high and well-drained elevation in the bright shade as part of the forest undergrowth. The plant is an evergreen member of the wide-ranging and diverse Alocasia genus..

Alocasia Calidora

Alocasia Calidora

Alocasia Calidora produces big ribbed foliage that looks like it could have fanned Cleopatra once upon a time. Its upright.

Alocasia Frydek

Alocasia Frydek

Alocasia Micholitziana ‘Frydek’. also known as Alocasia Green Velvet is a stunningly beautiful variety of Alocasia that has grown massively in popularity over the last few years..

Alocasia Odora

Alocasia Odora

Alocasia odora is a flowering plant native to East and Southeast Asia. In Manipur.

Alocasia Macrorrhizos

Alocasia Macrorrhizos

Alocasia Macrorrhizos known as Giant Taro is a species of flowering plant in the arum family that is native to rainforests of the tropics..

Alocasia Polly

Alocasia Polly

Alocasia Polly knows as Alocasia Amazonica. is a hybrid and not a species. robust rhizomatous evergreen perennial with dark green.

FAQ

Do Alocasia plant like humidity?
Alocasia likes to have humidity levels of at least 60% but would prefer 70% in a perfect world.
Does Alocasia plant need sun?
Additionally, the plant has been extensively hybridized. Most Alocasia species will do all right in shade, but they often appreciate slightly brighter filtered sunlight. The bigger ones can be trained to handle the full tropical sun. Keep all species warm, moist, and humid.
Can Alocasia plant survive water?
It simply does not rot in the water! Alocasias tend to grow in moist and wet places, for example in the rainforest climate of Brazil. These roots need oxygen, which they do get even when they're in the water. They don't get enough of it in dense or very wet soil though
Should I mist my alocasia?
Be sure to keep an Alocasia plant away from air conditioners and cold drafts. During warm summer months, and Alocasia can produce a new leaf every week and each new leaf maybe twice the size of the previous leaf. Alocasia plants grow best in high humidity.
Why is my Alocasia Frydek drooping?
The Alocasia Frydek being a tropical plant requires hot and humid surroundings to grow well. The plant can also be shifted outdoors to let it be exposed to more warmth. – Pests and insects that affect the plant can be another cause of drooping foliage. Mealybugs, spider mites, aphids, etc.