Alocasia and Calocasia

Adam Fikso
Sun, 22 Feb 2009 11:37:21 PST
Not to my knowledge.  Moist but not wet and no dormancy that I'm aware of. 
They may have a semi-dormant period requiring some dryness.  Others may know 

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From: "Bob Hoel" <>
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Subject: [pbs] Alocasia and Calocasia

> Do these genuses require a dormancy period?  Do they need to be grown
> wet?  I envision these plants growing in the detritus on the forest
> floor so I have been raising them fairly wet in the greenhouse but after
> a while they begin to look pretty ratty.  Cultivation hints are
> appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Bob Hoel
> Elmhurst, IL
> 630-279-8510
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