Alocasia cucullata growing geophyte herbaceous of the genus Alocasia also known as Chinese taro or Chinese ape, Alocasia cucullata perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.

Leaves color green in heart shape grows on stem.

Alocasia cucullata flower

Flower color white-yellowish the flower grow on “ice pop” structure, the bracts wrap the flowers.

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Requirements for Alocasia cucullata growing and care:

Humidity, moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Geophyte / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but to get the same colors need to use daughter plant

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Toxic to dogs and cats

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
?

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant:
1-2m, 3-6 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full shade (with light)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Ice pop structure flower in color white-yellowish, the bracts wrap the flowers

Scientific name:

Alocasia cucullata

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