Alocasia macrorrhizos 'Stingray'

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Overall Height APPROXIMATELY 60-70cm

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Description

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Its leaves have a distinctive stingray shape.
  • The distal part of the leaf is reduced to a thin pointed midrib, resembling the tail of a stingray.
  • An unusual variety with large ribbed leaves in the shape of a stingray; elegant as a large accent or screening.
  • It produces large, impressive leaves that resemble elephant ears.
  • Stingray features solitary conical creamy white hooded flowers with white centers rising above the foliage in mid-summer.
  • Its attractive large glossy fan-shaped leaves remain dark green in color throughout the year.
  • It is an excellent indoor container plant for a large, bright area.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • It thrives in loose, porous, well-drained soils.
  • They can also be grown in a well-aerated, moist potting mix growth medium.
  • One part coarse potting sand or perlite, one part peat, and part soil are used to make the potting soil.
  • It can also be mix with compost.

FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • When the plant's actively growing, boost the soil's fertility by adding some compost, scratching it carefully into the top inch or two of soil without disturbing the plant's roots.
  • Feed the plant every two or three weeks with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer such as a 10-10-10 formula, diluted at a rate of 1/4 teaspoon per gallon of water.
  • Check the product label for further directions.

LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Protect it from too much sun (which could scorch its leaves) on hot summer days and, by moving the container into a partially shaded area, such as under tall trees.
  • Keep an indoor-grown plant in a spot that gets filtered light, such as near a lightly curtained south- or west-facing window.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • Water the soil well.
  • Give the plant extra water during the dry season, aiming for at least 1 inch per week, including rain.

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