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Plant ID needed (Alocasia or Colocasia?)

Posted by MimiGold SC 8b (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 8, 12 at 16:59

6 years ago I bought 2 of these plants from the local nursery before I knew much about gardening. Didn't save the the plant id tag from the pots or make note of the plant name. I have transplanted them a few times over the years and they have always grown well. I am hoping someone can identify the name of this plant so I can make sure they have the best growing conditions to reach their potential.

I am pretty sure they are either an Alocasia or Colocasia, but I don't know which, or their botanical name. I hope someone here is able to give me the plant identification.

Thanks so much!


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RE: Plant ID needed (Alocasia or Colocasia?)

Looks more like a Philodendron bipinnatifidum, but neither Alocasia nor Colocasia.


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RE: Plant ID needed (Alocasia or Colocasia?)

Sorry, I left out the other option, that it could be Philodendron Xanadu.


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RE: Plant ID needed (Alocasia or Colocasia?)

Thank you, tropicbreezent! It turned out to be the Philodendron Xanadu!


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