Questions tagged [alocasia]

Common house plant genus with long leaves 20 to 90 cm long native to Asia and Eastern Australia. Poisonous if eaten. Use it with questions about caring, propagating and identifying Alocasias.

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Do I need to divide my elephant ears to stop yellowing of leaves?

My elephant ears has sprouted 4 bulbs and has grown a lot of leaves. However, even though its still producing new leaves, the smaller leaves keeps on turning yellow. I’m not sure if its overcrowded in ...
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How to encourage my Alocasia xAmazonica to make new offsets?

My Alocasia xAmazonica has gone through its second winter and is expected to break dormancy soon. It has got many new leaves throughout latest growth season, but at the moment just three remained. I ...
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What are the best methods for propagating Alocasias?

Recently I added some Alocasias to my collection of indoor plants. I got two stingrays and they came in pretty bad shape with root rot. One survived. Can you snap a leaf off and propagate it in water ...
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Why are the new leaves of my poly elephant’s ear turning yellow?

I just purchased a Poly Elephant’s Ear from my local nursery. It was in good condition prior to taking it home ( no yellowing of leaves). 3 days later, I noticed two new baby leaves have turned yellow/...
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Elephant Ear Alocasia not doing well!

This plant was huge when I first bought it but it had a severe infestation of millipedes and since then has been struggling. I'm also don't think the plant was getting enough light and probably too ...