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Re: Alocasia metalica

  • Subject: Re: Alocasia metalica
  • From: "Julius Boos" <ju-bo@email.msn.com>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2001 10:39:28 -0600 (CST)

----- Original Message -----
From: Floral Artistry <jjingram@pacbell.net>
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
Sent: Friday, November 16, 2001 1:37 AM
Subject: Alocasia metalica

Most Alocasias are plants of the moist, humid understory of jungles, so my
bet would be FAR away from the beach and salt-spray, planted in a
well-drained, always moist soil mix, and shaded/bright light, no strong

>>I just bought an A. metallica and wondered how this would do by the beach
full sun or would it be better in the shade inland?
I'm in Los Angeles and the beach area would be Venice or the inland would be
W. Hollywood.<<

John Ingram

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