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Alocasia brisbanensis

Family: Araceae (a-RAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Alocasia (a-loh-KAY-see-uh) (Info)
Species: brisbanensis (bris-bane-EN-sis) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Green

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Veined

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.