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The Alocasia is native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and eastern Australia. Alocasia species belong to the family Araceae. These plants are also called Taro, Taro or Elephant Ear Giant.


Put the Alocasia calidora in a very light place in the living room, for example, near a window without direct sunlight. At too low humidity dry the leaves. In this case it is advisable to regularly misting the plant. The leaves grow toward the light. Rotate the plant also regularly so it does not grow too lopsided. The Alocasia calidora does not like wet feet. The soil may not be wet and no water should remain in the shell. During the summer, this plant can stand comfortably in the garden in a sheltered spot in partial shade. With proper care, he will periodically create a new leaf. The oldest leaves usually die just wondering something for it. The plot indoor consider guttation!


This tropical plant is a true eye catcher in your living room. Guests walk there without exception immediately to the question of which plant it is. Because of its long sheet steal and large coarse leaves he has a big pot sober a very trendy look. The Alocasia calidora is actually an intersection from different Alocasia's originated in England. In their natural habitat, the rhizomes are eaten by the locals.

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