Alocasia 'Emerald'

Accepted:

No

Established:

No

Nomenclatural Notes:

Under review

Published in:

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Released Year:

2021

Propagated:

Yes

Cultivar Type:

Sport

Originator:

Henrik Scholz

Namer:

Henrik Scholz

Seed Parent:

Pollen Parent:

Base Species or Cultivar:

Alocasia gageana

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Cultivar Origin:

The cultivar comes from one plant that was found in a nursery. This plant was believed to be a sport.
Several rhizomes could be taken from this mother plant, which formed the basis for the cultivar

Name Origin:

The name stands for the typical green variegation on the leafs.

Growth Habit:

Same as Gageana.

Leaf Blade:

The leaves are heart-shaped and slightly wavy on the edges. They have visible and very prominent veins.

Bloom and Fruit:

Unknown

Distinguishing Characteristics:

The special coloration depends on the amount of light, but goes from a very light green in the variegated areas to a deep dark green.
The variegation pattern is very variable, from sectoral to very speckled.
In young leaves, the variegation is hardly noticeable at first and occurs vigorously as soon as the leaf hardens. On larger and older leaves, the variegation is also visible on the petioles and the veins.

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