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by jonny
Thu Jul 24, 2008 9:20 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia calidora
Replies: 2
Views: 271

Alocasia calidora

I have just aquired a very small alocasia calidora from a batch of tropical express we have been selling at work. Anybody got advice on them? I have not got a greenhouse and only have a garden shed for overwintering. Should i just grow it ...
by Adrian
Sun Jul 13, 2008 7:52 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Variegated Alocasia
Replies: 0
Views: 536

Variegated Alocasia

For anyone who may be interested, Jungleplants have a heavily variegated Alocasia macrorrhiza in the collectors corner section, bit pricey (IMO) at £39 but if you are into that sort of thing then it might be a good opertunity to grab one. I couldnt see the website ...
by Owen
Thu Jul 03, 2008 1:13 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia stem sold at asian greengorcers
Replies: 10
Views: 339

Alocasia stem sold at asian greengorcers

... guys, Now I know Colocasia esculenta and Xanthosoma are pretty commonly seen for sale these days but has anyone seen in their ethnic greengrocers Alocasia stems for sale? When I was getting some tubers for Mark I saw they had some for sale. Imagine the old thick brown trunk at the base of an alocasia ...
by simon
Sat Jun 28, 2008 3:31 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia flower
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Alocasia flower

I just thought I would share this alocasia flower with you. I was given the unidentified plant at the last UKO meet in Essex. I think it was from SteveW. It's done virtually nothing since I have had it and now it's put out a flower.

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by nicebutdim
Thu May 22, 2008 4:39 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Where to get Alocasia Robusta anyone have any ideas
Replies: 5
Views: 257

Where to get Alocasia Robusta anyone have any ideas

Every year I try these and this year the usual suppliers don't seem to have them,does anyone know who I can try ,maybe some of our members across the pond know som eone
by Dave Brown
Wed May 14, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Alocasia wentii Aline from Akamba
Replies: 40
Views: 2541

Alocasia wentii Aline from Akamba

Here is the Alocasia wentii Aline I bought from Akamba. They only had 4 of them and I managed to get the last one. I was a bit worried as the second to last leaf was only about 1cm long on the end of a huge stem, and the latest ...
by Andrew in Holland
Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:20 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: The largest Alocasia leaf comp?
Replies: 8
Views: 379

The largest Alocasia leaf comp?

I thought there was an Alocasia leaf size competition going here somewhere. I can't find it now. If it's still on, I'd like to register myself, and bertha. Pics to follow...
by Dave Brown
Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:29 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia Black Velvet
Replies: 6
Views: 839

Alocasia Black Velvet

Colocasia Black Velvet I bought this while at the Wisley meet back in November. I was taken by the Black velvety leaves. It has grown well on the kitchen windowcill, but has a couple of very uncolocasia like characteristics. Firstly the leaves are like felt covered cardboard, unlike any other Colocc...
by Mark
Mon Feb 11, 2008 8:48 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia Mac Rubra
Replies: 8
Views: 559

Alocasia Mac Rubra

Bumped into this fella at Kew on saturday.
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A new Introduction I would think. Can,t find any info on it.

It did have a tiny little baby growing a few inches away from the parent too.

AND ITS STILL THERE! :roll:
by daz
Wed Feb 06, 2008 9:26 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia help please
Replies: 8
Views: 494

Alocasia help please

Hi guys and gals.I'v just brought 2 alocasia tubers from wilco's and i'm wanting to start them of in the heated prop.However being very new to gardening i don't know which way up to put them in the pot's.Is ther a right or wrong way :shock: ...
by daz
Thu Jan 24, 2008 8:29 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia in wilko's
Replies: 6
Views: 474

Alocasia in wilko's

... selling a few tropicals so i thought it would be very rude not to have a look so i went yesterday.I was like a kid in a sweet shop lol.I got Alocasia which one i don't know it just says on the packet alocasia[ elephant ears].Also 2 gingers . 2 cannas.Oh and sunflower seeds for my kids.All ...
by AndyC
Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:06 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Alocasia 'Aline' ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1408

Alocasia 'Aline' ?

Remember the picture of this Alocasia from the Living Rainforest meet?
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I have been trying to identify it ever since and now having waded through what seems like a million thumbnails, I think I may have got
it
What do you think? :D
by flycasual
Fri Nov 23, 2007 11:07 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia/Colocasia issues
Replies: 6
Views: 576

Alocasia/Colocasia issues

HI, I have a Alocasia Calidora and a Colocasia 'Black Magic' (not so black, sunlight levels??) growing together in the same pot. Despite new leaf shoots coming out of Alocasia the lower leaves seem to droop and turn yellow. As for ...
by AndyC
Fri Nov 16, 2007 2:04 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia reginula 'Black Velvet'
Replies: 6
Views: 641

Alocasia reginula 'Black Velvet'

I bought one of these at Akamba last summer and planted it out in semi shade in July. It steadily declined loosing all its leaves until I dug it up again early October. I put it in the propagator as a last resort and happily its revived :D http://www.postimage.org/aV1EeLmr.jpg Hopefully next summer ...
by SteveW
Sat Jun 30, 2007 9:44 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia ID
Replies: 9
Views: 2544

Alocasia ID

I've had this Alocasia a couple of years,but don't actually know what type it is.Any ideas http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x79/stevenkez/DSCN1128.jpg http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x79/stevenkez/DSCN1129.jpg http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x79/stevenkez/DSCN1130.jpg ...