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Alocasia 'Black Velvet'

Posted by Eric_OH 6a (My Page) on
Mon, May 10, 04 at 19:05

I have three of these that overwintered reasonably well but did not grow bigger indoors. I'd like to use them in a mixed border.

Is the max expected height of 20 inches what one can expect in pots indoors, or is that what plants will top out at in a sunny border given ample water and fertilizer?


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RE: Alocasia 'Black Velvet'

That is usually the max in ideal native habitat tropical conditions. But if you pour on the water and fertilizer and it's hot it will grow.


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