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by ourarka1
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Red Spider Mite - Alocasia v. Colocasia
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Red Spider Mite - Alocasia v. Colocasia

I’ve generally been a Colocasia man but, they always do horrendously in the conservatory as they’re a Red Spider Mite magnet. I use neem oil to good effect, but the leaves still end up a write off. The ones outside are fine, but indoors (it over winter) I struggle. Anyway, I’m not looking for tips b...
by tatter
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: ALOCASIA STINGRAY
Replies: 2
Views: 242

ALOCASIA STINGRAY

Spotted this at a garden center today liked it so much I bought it. It was in the houseplant section but as anyone grown one of these outside during summer and had it survive overwinter a. outdoors heavily mulched b. indoors. house or cold greenhouse. c. kept dry overwinter in pots and re started in...
by Springy
Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Alocasia calidora problem.
Replies: 24
Views: 930

Alocasia calidora problem.

I have a problem with my alocasia calidora. I have kept it in my unheated outhouse this winter with no problems at all. Just over a week ago I brought it into the house, gave it a dash of water and placed it in the "sunroom" to grow it ...
by derrick
Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:42 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Multi trunk Alocasia
Replies: 10
Views: 706

Multi trunk Alocasia

I see Amuluree have some multi trunk Portidora for next year .I wouldn't mine a large one of these .
by Dave Brown
Mon Nov 04, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: 'Big Al' Alocasia x calidora, hacked down in it's prime :-o
Replies: 5
Views: 414

'Big Al' Alocasia x calidora, hacked down in it's prime :-o

Last spring 'Big Al' was growing leaves that broke against the conservatory roof, so I knew it's days were numbered. It has grown away quite happily in the summer mainly producing flowers, rather than leaves :roll: Nevertheless Big Al was too tall to come back into the conservatory :ahhh!: so drasti...
by GREVILLE
Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: When I grow up I want to be an Alocasia
Replies: 3
Views: 277

When I grow up I want to be an Alocasia

Started this Xanthosoma sagittifolium from a corm last May and it decided to develop Alocasia-type tendencies last month as the pointed end of the leaf turned upward. Sept 2013 006.JPG I realise what happened with this. I repositioned it against a fully planted backdrop ...
by tumidinoda
Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Alocasia zebrina
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Alocasia zebrina

Hello, I recently bought an Alocasia zebrina. Does anyone have experience with this plant? I'm especially interested in tips for overwintering. Servus from Vienna Robert https://www.dropbox.com/sc/b4vcrdj8alqzjyx/td0kgofWBC P.S.: Dave, ...
by Alexander
Mon Sep 02, 2013 4:02 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Alocasia robusta.
Replies: 14
Views: 906

Alocasia robusta.

Anyone growing Alocasia robusta by the way? Its should be the aroid with the largest leaves in the World. Its found on Borneo. I have seen it ones in the wild, not far from Kuching in Kubah National Park on Kubah Hill. It grows there ...
by Dave Brown
Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:38 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia 'Big Boy' Calidora finishes flowering period
Replies: 1
Views: 239

Alocasia 'Big Boy' Calidora finishes flowering period

Alocasia 'Big Boy' Calidora, has finally come through the flowering stage so should start to produce BIG leaves again. It has not been a good year for 'Big Boy' so far, as the delayed spring pushed flowering back towards summer, ...
by cordyman
Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Tesco Eddoes outperforming Calidora's? Colcasia V Alocasia
Replies: 8
Views: 869

Tesco Eddoes outperforming Calidora's? Colcasia V Alocasia

First year trying them :cry: :oops: My Tesco Eddoes are easily outperforming my Calidoras which I thought would be monsters by now :lol: Tesco Eddoe VS Calidora 1 http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y438/grapevine777/20130724_185250.jpg Calidora 2 http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y438/grapevine77...
by cordyman
Tue May 14, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Talk to me about Alocasia Calidora, caring for small plant?
Replies: 21
Views: 1439

Talk to me about Alocasia Calidora, caring for small plant?

... allowed to dry out? Should I feed every 2 weeks yet? Radiator / windowsill method ok? and how soon to put into bigger pot? Sorry for being such an Alocasia noob :oops:
by Frost
Fri May 03, 2013 10:27 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Alocasia Macrorrhiza bulb that won´t grow
Replies: 4
Views: 587

Alocasia Macrorrhiza bulb that won´t grow

I bought an Alocasia Macrorrhiza bulb last year. It had a small green sprout comming out of it when I bought it, but it has stayed that way for a year now. Nothing happens. I am in Norway, but I am growing banana plants in the window ...
by alain45
Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:24 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Alocasia wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 554

Alocasia wanted

Do you know where I could find Alocasia 'Yucatan Princess' and Alocasia infernalis????
Thanks for your help :)
by Deedee
Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Alocasia ID Please.
Replies: 7
Views: 549

Alocasia ID Please.

Can anyone ID this Alocasia i bought from wilkinsons a couple of days ago, Thanks.

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by Dave Brown
Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:54 am
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Boil in the Bag brings Alocasia back to life
Replies: 38
Views: 2076

Boil in the Bag brings Alocasia back to life

Most people who grow Alocasia have those annoying episodes where a plant stops growing new leaves, and the old leaves start to deteriorate. What has happened is the Alocasia is not too happy with it's lot, and goes into dormancy, which ...