Is this the start of a flower

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Is this the start of a flower

Post by B19bst » Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:12 pm

As the title says. As you can see in the picture there is a strange style leaf or flower but also another growing just behind it.

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Re: Is this the start of a flower

Post by B19bst » Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:30 pm

Any one have an idea?


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Re: Is this the start of a flower

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:17 am

Alocasia produce leaves like this when going dormant. It's certainly doing something different. It could make a flower next, not certain, sorry.


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Re: Is this the start of a flower

Post by Dave Brown » Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:04 am

Alocasia grow small to tiny leaves when they enter the flowering cycle, it can be a real pain. The rolled up leaf looks like the signs of flowering to come. The second structure looks like a flag leaf so flowers will emerge from that leaf axil. :wink:
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Re: Is this the start of a flower

Post by B19bst » Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:58 am

Thanks for your replies. Will keep updated as the process unfolds

What do the flowers look like on these?


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Re: Is this the start of a flower

Post by Dave Brown » Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:02 am

B19bst wrote:Thanks for your replies. Will keep updated as the process unfolds

What do the flowers look like on these?
from the pic it looks like A x calidora, so a white version of this
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