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Alocasia 'Mindanao'
Scientific Name: Alocasia 'Mindanao'
Synonym:
Family: Araceae
Alocasia  'Mindanao' Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 22-27, or annual
USDA: 10

Frost Tolerance: Keep above 60F (15C) if possible

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Southern Pacific islands

Growth Habits: Up to 4 feet tall, 4 feet across (1.2 x 1.2 m)

Watering Needs: Abundant water but not wet when in leaf, keep barely moist in winter after the leaves die.

Propagation: Divide rhizomes in March, offsets, seeds that generally don't look exactly like the parents


Plant the rhizomes, so that the top is slightly out of the ground. The sap is toxic.

Cultural Practices:
In summer fertilize with general garden fertilizer (14-14-14).

Blooming Habits:
This Alocasia has purple spaths that come intermittently

Fruiting Habits:


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