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Alocasia lauterbachiana, Alocasia. Alocasia lauterbachiana 'Purple Sword'
Alocasia lauterbachiana 'Purple Sword'

Alocasia lauterbachiana

Alocasia
Family: Araceae
Origin: Tropical Asia
USDA Zone: 7-9?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterOrnamental foliage

Purple Sword features dark purple sword shaped leaves and purple stems.

The Alocasia Lauterbachiana requires bright indirect sunlight which improves the leaf color of your plant.

Water using room temperature water, in smaller regular amounts to achieve moist, but not soggy soil.


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Alocasia Boa

Boa is an exciting new upright Alocasia that features enormous leaves and remarkable serrated leaves with marbled stems.
It has snakeskin-like stems and serrated leaves. This variety makes an excellent container plant as well as a beautiful landscape plant for the tropical garden. Boa produces many suckers which makes for an attractive container. This is an excellent mid-size Alocasia for the centerpiece of mixed combination pots. There is something so intriguing and beautiful about the Alocasia boa. With its massive, green leaves which have highly-serrated edges and robust stems, it is a favorite for many homeowners.

Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster

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