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by nicebutdim
Sun Nov 21, 2010 12:45 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Alocasia odora going yellow
Replies: 9
Views: 1201

Alocasia odora going yellow

I brought in my odora from outside two weeks ago and it's now going yellow.I was worried about it rotting outside so I planted it in almost pure gravel.It's now indoors at 60 degrees .I watered it yesterday as it was dry,could this be the problem or does it need a good feed
by Dave Brown
Tue Oct 19, 2010 7:06 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia x calidora dug out and moved to winter quarters ;o)
Replies: 9
Views: 852

Alocasia x calidora dug out and moved to winter quarters ;o)

As Alocasia are generally slower growing than Colocasia, with at best around a leaf every 3 to 4 weeks, it is better to err on the side of caution then getting them in. Once frost damages the leaves it may take a year for them ...
by Sat
Sun Oct 17, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Colocasia (Corrected) Alocasia winter care advice
Replies: 21
Views: 2398

Colocasia (Corrected) Alocasia winter care advice

I had my first frost yesterday in West Midlands today, morning temp was -1C. So starting to think what I need to do in terms of protection. I have lifted my Colocasia and planted it in this Pot see pic and am thinking of now storing in the garage? I want to keep the height of the plant? Is this ok? ...
by sanatic1234
Mon Oct 11, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: I am lifting my alocasia tomorrow and can't wait /NOW LIFTED
Replies: 14
Views: 797

I am lifting my alocasia tomorrow and can't wait /NOW LIFTED

For some reason i am really excited about lifting my alocasia tomorrow :lol: just like i was about lifting my ensete :DD I think it is more the excitement of the over wintering exotics for the first time, and i certainly want to save my alocasia! I ...
by sanatic1234
Sun Oct 10, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: When to lift Alocasia
Replies: 7
Views: 623

When to lift Alocasia

Hi, i am wondering what part of autum/winter i should lift my alocasia calidora? is it october or november?
Any advice more than welcome. :D
by sooty
Fri Sep 10, 2010 10:31 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia Macrorrhizos query
Replies: 8
Views: 734

Alocasia Macrorrhizos query

I'm wondering what's the best way to overwinter the above - I haven't got a heated greenhouse or conservatory (next year's projects), but I do have space in the house. Would it continue to grow/stay dormant with its current leaves or am I best off cutting it down and storing the corm . I bought it w...
by Dave Brown
Wed Sep 08, 2010 2:14 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: English home grown Alocasia
Replies: 3
Views: 508

English home grown Alocasia

I did not put a post on here to start with as it was a bit of an experiment, and I was learning as I went along. However, my home produced Alocasia x calidora seed have started to sprout. SEE HERE for the full story
by Dave Brown
Sat Sep 04, 2010 12:08 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Aroidia Research (Alocasia x calidora and portora)
Replies: 0
Views: 733

Aroidia Research (Alocasia x calidora and portora)

While looking for information on how to sow and grow my Alocasia x calidora seed, I came across many refernences to Aroidia Research and LariAnn Garner. It turns out that LariAnn Garner, a Director, of Aroidia Research was the developer of both hybrids ...
by sanatic1234
Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: Alocasia watering
Replies: 8
Views: 747

Alocasia watering

Alocasia calidora I'm confused??? On my care label it says only to water once the soils dries. I have been doing this. For the past 3 days i have had constant rain and my alocasia has loved it! in 3 days it has grown loads ...
by boybeck
Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Best place to buy Alocasia calidora?
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Best place to buy Alocasia calidora?

I've spotted Alocasia Calidora in some of your pictures and I think it looks fantastic. Can you recommend somewhere to buy one?
by Dave Brown
Mon Aug 23, 2010 10:12 pm
Forum: Aroids (Alocasia, Arums, Colocasia etc.)
Topic: UK grown Alocasia x calidora produces seed and seedlings :-)
Replies: 60
Views: 5077

UK grown Alocasia x calidora produces seed and seedlings :-)

The huge leaved Alocasia x calidora from member Kentgardener decided it was going to flower this year, much to my disgust. When they flower they stop producing leaves so this was not really what I wanted :roll: It only produced one ...
by nicebutdim
Mon Aug 02, 2010 7:19 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia caladora won't put out any roots
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Alocasia caladora won't put out any roots

My caladora which is quite huge,at the moment the corm is about 4'' Diameter and about a foot long ,has a shoot about three inches long and has been like this for months,even after being left in the sun for weeks.I have taken it out of it's pot for fear of it getting the rot as I have lost a few thi...
by nicebutdim
Mon Aug 02, 2010 7:14 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: How to leave a potgrown alocasia odora unattended for month
Replies: 2
Views: 380

How to leave a potgrown alocasia odora unattended for month

I need to leave my odora which is about two years old unnatended for four weeks in October and don't know whether to plant it in the garden in a protected area or leave it in the house ,unwatered.Does anyone have any ideas what I should do?I am reluctant to take it out of it's pot and put it in the ...
by derrick
Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Alocasia Id
Replies: 14
Views: 860

Alocasia Id

Is this portadora its only just open a leaf .
by Yorkshire Kris
Sat Jul 10, 2010 12:50 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Anybody growing Alocasia Boa?
Replies: 0
Views: 499

Anybody growing Alocasia Boa?

I have bought one of these along with a few other aroids from Vale exotics. They are small plants in pretty large pots. I have read they grow to 5 foot or so. How tender are these? Any tips appreciated!

Cheers