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I'm holding up a leaf of an Alocasia 'Portodora'


I'm holding up a leaf of an Alocasia 'Portodora' (Alocasia 'Portodora')

This was one of many located in this area. I have one in my yard; although, not quite as tall, yet. Photo taken at the Catamaran Resort, San Diego, CA. on Feb. 23, 2013.



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I can see these around as well Delonix. I did not know the name of these incredible leaves . Thanks for posting the picture. Now I know what it is.

24 Feb, 2013

 

Thanks! :>)

Remember: There's thousands of varieties and hundreds of species of Alocasia. They are very difficult to id, as many look very similar.

24 Feb, 2013

 

Makes a good umbrella if ever you needed one!

24 Feb, 2013

 

Yes, it would. Although, some of the large leaves were torn by the recent storms.

24 Feb, 2013

 

amazing group of leaves Delonix.

24 Feb, 2013

 

Mine is a baby compared to these! The leaves get shredded from the winds here. They only look good in the summer.

24 Feb, 2013

 

Ours never get as large as that, they are just starting to grow again in our garden room.....

24 Feb, 2013

 

Sandra:

Thanks! Yes, I love the leaves from the A. portodora. They're one of my favorite besides the very large leaves from A. 'Borneo Giant'.

24 Feb, 2013

 

Alexandramou:

Give your plants lots of water and fertilizer and they will grow very large.

Yes, the leaves don't like strong winds. My Alocasia 'Calidora' looks horrible right now. It was sun-burned and then the winds and hail didn't help!

24 Feb, 2013

 

Dottydaisy2:

It depends on the Alocasia species or variety how large the plant and leaves will grow. They typically stay much smaller in pots, though (even with lots of fertilizer).

24 Feb, 2013

 

Palmate
There huge,whats the fern in the for ground is it a dicksonian?

25 Feb, 2013

 

They're Australian tree ferns, which are the commonest tree fern which grow in California.

25 Feb, 2013

 

Hi Andy.....Looking good there amoungst the greenery.....

25 Feb, 2013

 

Hello Milky:

It's always a good feeling to be amongst all the plants. :>)

25 Feb, 2013



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