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Best way to root Alocasia odora?

  • Subject: Best way to root Alocasia odora?
  • From: Ken Mosher <ken@spatulacity.com>
  • Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2009 00:48:14 -0400

I ordered some Alocasia odora recently and they didn't arrive as tubers
(I think they're tuberous?) but as cuttings of some kind. What is the
best way to root them?

For now I've wrapped the bottom 3" or so in damp sphagnum moss and
enclosed that in a plastic bag.  Is there a better way? Would a certain
temp speed up the process?

Please see the attached photo, which I've shrunk in deference to those
who protest large attachments.

Ken Mosher

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