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Banana Plants For Sale & Auction Whether your looking to sell your banana plants for a fixed price or for auction, you're bound to find a bunch of people who will probably be interested. Please describe what you are selling as best you can, what payment methods you accept, and where you will/will not ship to, as well as if local pickup is welcome or not.


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Old 07-15-2007, 05:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Looking for cold-hardy alocasias

For ading some other big leaves plants to my Bananas garden am looking for Alocasia macrorhiza 'Lutea' and Alocasia macrorhiza 'Black Stem' and A. cucullata. Also for any other cold-hardy Alocasia to zone 9a (mediterranean climate) I also have regular A. macrorhiza, A. gageana and A. calidora.

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Old 07-16-2007, 01:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Looking for cold-hardy alocasias

Some alocasia experts here:
Alocasia sp. 'Golden'

I think steelviper is big into them as well unless I'm confusing him with someone else.

Hopefully someone who knows will chime in for you, Barna.
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Old 07-16-2007, 07:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Looking for cold-hardy alocasias

Im more into the smaller compact varieties.Less cold hardy ones. Black velvet, frydek, African mask,Magnifica,Cuprea, etc...I do have a Alocasia Sarawakensis on the way. Its supposed to be cold hardy some what.And they get huge!!! I also have a Dewey's Reversa on the way. YES!!!! i've been waiting a long time to get this one.
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Old 07-30-2007, 11:15 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: Looking for cold-hardy alocasias

Hello, I am brand new here and just looking around and getting to know where things are here. What zone are you in? I have Alocasia Sarawakensis and Alocasia Borneo Giant. Both of these are growing nicely here in z8. Borneo Giant is really rated for z9 but I have had one in the ground here for three years at z8 and it has been doing very well. I have several nicely rooted ones at about one foot tall. The same goes for the Sarawakensis.
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Old 08-10-2007, 10:33 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have ten varieties of Alocasias ,with more on the way. I also have a lot of Colocasias. Anyone can e-mail me if they'd like to know more.
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