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Re: [aroid-l] Alocasia macrorhiza 'Seven Colors'

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Alocasia macrorhiza 'Seven Colors'
  • From: "Albert & Febie" <mrknight@charter.net>
  • Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2004 10:58:34 -0400

I purchased it when it first was on the radar screen and paid alot for it. I
now know that it is a nice clone of  new guinea gold. I have one that is
alot nicer than that I purchased for a fraction of the price. Alot of things
have good , better, and best versions. shop around. I will tell you that
many of the things offered on their website is worth every penny that you
pay. Albert
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeff Rosenstiel" <jjjj4@comcast.net>
To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
Sent: Friday, July 30, 2004 6:17 PM
Subject: [aroid-l] Alocasia macrorhiza 'Seven Colors'

Hi, Has anyone heard of this plant, or is growing it?
Anyone have a good pic of it showing the colors?
Found it on the web, sounded interesting thought maybe someone out there
would know somthing about it?

Alocasia macrorhiza 'Seven Colors'
This new variety of the giant elephant's ear, or taro, is called "seven
colors" in Thailand. The basic colors are yellow and green, with the leaf
stalk bright yellow striped green, and bold blotches of yellow on the green
background. There are also tones of red, purple, peach, and pink on the
stems of large specimens. This is related to 'New Guinea Gold' but has more

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