Adding to the recent discussion of Alocasia
including Black Polly I have found something I
The Black Polly plants that I have had for at
least a couple of
years are the ones EA has sold with that tag that
look a lot like
Amazonica only a little more compact blade and
This week at a local greenhouse I found that they
there tagged "Black Polly" that were nothing like
the EA one.
It was more like a lauterbachii with a very dark
cast to it.
Has anyone seen this new appearance in the
EA stopped selling Amazonica everywhere and now you may be
hard-pressed to find one at all in any box
store. Only the blacker
one, now someone has co opted the name for yet
I just call them "trade names".