Colocasia and Alocasia

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Colocasia and Alocasia

Post by Amberforce » Sat Aug 27, 2011 7:40 pm

Hi All.

I'm sure there's a simple answer to this but I was wondering why my Alocasias and Colocasias drip from the end of their leaves. It seems to be more on an evening and not necessarily when they have been watered.

Many thanks for your comments.


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Re: Colocasia and Alocasia

Post by countrylover » Sat Aug 27, 2011 8:44 pm

Still looking for a huge Pseudopanax crassifolius...


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Re: Colocasia and Alocasia

Post by Amberforce » Sun Aug 28, 2011 7:30 am

Thanks Countrylover. So it's called 'guttation'. That's fascinating!!


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Re: Colocasia and Alocasia

Post by countrylover » Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:19 pm

Now look what our scientists discovered recently http://zeenews.india.com/news/sci-tech/ ... 41166.html
Still looking for a huge Pseudopanax crassifolius...


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Re: Colocasia and Alocasia

Post by Dave Brown » Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:55 pm

countrylover wrote:Now look what our scientists discovered recently http://zeenews.india.com/news/sci-tech/ ... 41166.html
That is interesting, but at the same worrying, as if we give artificial light in winter, are we screwing up it's seasonal clock :?:
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Re: Colocasia and Alocasia

Post by countrylover » Sun Aug 28, 2011 2:04 pm

I think we don't. We usually give artificial light to tropical species where certain seasons do not occur as in our climate so we actually are kinda watchmakers icon_scratch
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