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This odd,aberrant form mutation of Alocasia macrorrhiza was originally found growing in the Sarawak region of Borneo. The leaf tip is extremely elongated, making the overall leaf shape resemble that of the beloved Stingray sea creature! Being an Alocasia macrorrhiza, these Alocasias can get BIG! As we have seen mature plants upwards of 6' tall with "Stringrays" close to 3 feet in width!
Alocasias come in a wide range of shapes & sizes from small statured Jewel Alocasias to leafy giants, but care is relatively the same for all plants in this genus!
~Do Not let Alocasia sit in excess water. Alocasia are prone to rot if left with “wet feet”. Once watered, make sure to drain any extra water.
~Do Not place in full sun. Though some larger varieties can be acclimated to full sun, our Alocasia have been grown under shaded, greenhouse conditions.
~Alocasia are rhizomatous, meaning as they grow they will produce offshoots on short stems at or below the soil line. If you see bulb-like balls [known as corms] in the pot, Do Not remove them as these will grow to become new Alocasia!
Worried about your plants arriving safely in chilly weather? Add this to your order! We highly recommend adding Winter Insurance if your local HIGH temperatures are below 45 degrees in your location or if your order is using UPS Ground as the shipping source, as it will likely pass through colder states on the way.