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
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant:
1-2m, 3-6 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full shade (with light)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Ice pop structure flower in color white-yellowish, the bracts wrap the flowers