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Re: alocasia sinuata

  • Subject: Re: alocasia sinuata
  • From: George Yao <gcyao@netasia.net>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2001 16:05:01 -0500 (CDT)


Are you sure your 7ft plant is A. sinuata? Dr. A. Hay's recent review of Philippine Alocasias described A. sinuata (syn. A. 'Quited Dreams') as a herb to only 35cms. My Quilted Dreams grow to not much more than a foot.

To answer Tony's query on origin, in the same review, the note on distribution of A. sinuata says it is endemic to the Philippines.

George Yao <gcyao@netasia.net>
Metro-Manila, Philippines

At 12:53 PM 10/19/01, you wrote:

Tony I have an Alocasia sinuata. This plants has grown to 7ft but has yet to flower for me. I have also dug the thing up every year to keep it safe from our zone 6 winters. I have noticed each year a miss a few pup and they have survived our winters. Though I don't think a larger bulb would survive. The smaller tubers lasted threw 3 weeks of weather below 30 degrees. Also had Amorphophallus albus make it threw that same winter. THANKS

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