Alocasia triangularis - Plant

Leaves Are Diamond Shaped With Tightly Ruffled Edges. As The Bulbs Age, The Plant Will Grow Stronger And Taller.

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About Alocasia triangularis

Colocasia esculenta is a tropical plant grown primarily for its edible corms, the root vegetables most commonly known as taro. It is believed to be one of the earliest cultivated plants.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Triangular Alocasia
Maximum Reachable Height 18-24 in. (45-60 cm) 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Flower Colour Yellowish-white
Bloom Time Sow seed at 73f/23c as soon as ripe. Divide the rhizomes, or seperate offsets in spring or summer, root stem cuttings from spring to early summer, sow seed at 73f as soon as ripe
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Colocasia esculenta isn’t just an ornamental plant either. In many places around the world, this species is grown as a food source. The roots, or tubers, of the plant have a potato-like consistency and can be cooked in a similar manner. Colocasia esculenta is known by many different nick names, including taro root, poi, potato of the tropics, eddo, djamandarrand and papachina.

Alocasia triangularis care

Grow in partial shade and humusy, moist or wet, slightly acidic soil. Taro can be grown in the ground or in a large aquatic container. Store dormant tubers in a dry, frost-free location.

Sunlight Light Shade Partial to Full Shade
Watering Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Soil Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Temperature 45ºF
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer
Harvest Season Sow seed at 73f/23c as soon as ripe. Divide the rhizomes, or seperate offsets in spring or summer, root stem cuttings from spring to early summer, sow seed at 73f as soon as ripe

Alocasia triangularis special feature

Lends a large tropical look to gardens, water margins and large containers. Excellent as a specimen or in groups.

Alocasia triangularis uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • One such plant is Colocasia esculenta Linn, commonly known as taro (English); aravi (Hindi) and alupam (Sanskrit)
  • It is a tall and perennial herbaceous plant growing throughout India
  • Colocasia esculenta Linn

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Alocasia triangularis ?

Alocasia triangularis is commonly known as Triangular Alocasia

How tall do Alocasia triangularis grow?

On average Alocasia triangularis grows 18-24 in. (45-60 cm) 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

What color are Alocasia triangularis ?

A Alocasia triangularis plant bears flowers of color Yellowish-white

When Alocasia triangularis blooms?

With enough light, Alocasia triangularis may produce Yellowish-white flowers in Sow seed at 73f/23c as soon as ripe. Divide the rhizomes, or seperate offsets in spring or summer, root stem cuttings from spring to early summer, sow seed at 73f as soon as ripe

How hard is Alocasia triangularis to grow?

A Alocasia triangularis is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Alocasia triangularis need?

A Alocasia triangularis prefers Light Shade Partial to Full Shade

How much water does a Alocasia triangularis need?

A Alocasia triangularis prefers watering Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

What kind of soil does a Alocasia triangularis need?

A Alocasia triangularis prefers Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

What temperature does a Alocasia triangularis like?

A Alocasia triangularis prefers 45ºF

How often should I fertilize my Alocasia triangularis ?

To encourage Alocasia triangularis growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



Reviews

Saturday, 23 November 2019

My plants are thriving! Will definitely buy this plant again when needed.

Rekha Verma

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