I am in the Chicago Land area, USDA 5a-5b,
and These Alocasia will not over winter outdoors, or in the
I usually bring the plant in the container, inside for the
Several remain in leaf throughout the winter months, I keep all
plants under lights, and a few get to spend their time in a
If they do go into dormancy, I lift them, check for any insect
activity on the
roots, clean up any soft spots, and repot into the appropriate
and only water if needed.
Plants will usually start showing signs of life sometime in late
March or April.
I hope this brief response will be of help to you.