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LIVE BAROQUE SWORD ELEPHANT EAR Narrow Scalloped Leaf Alocasia lauterbachiana

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Alocasia lauterbachiana Alocasia lauterbachiana



'Baroque Sword'

Native to Papua New Guinea.

Narrow Leaf Elephant Ear

Alocasia lauterbachiana

One of the most striking Alocasia, this fantastic Alocasia lauterbachiana is very different looking with long, narrow leaves with scalloped margins.

Like ancient Trojan spears, the leaves point smartly skyward. The arrowhead shaped leaves of this Alocasia are quite unique. They sport wavy edges with thick raised veins and contrasting purple undersides. The leaf surface is a glossy green with just a hint of a blue caste.

Alocasia lauterbachiana
You are bidding on small bare root plants with vigorous root systems 8-12+ inches tall with * leaves grown in Hawaii.
Alocasia lauterbachiana Alocasia lauterbachiana
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Alocasia lauterbachiana


Baroque Sword has beautiful leaves that are dark green on top and purple underneath. The leaves are quite long, slender and lance-shaped, pointing upwards and they are marginally-attached. The stem that holds the leaf attaches at the edge of the leaf.

    A beautiful Alocasia with patterned stalks, Alocasia lauterbachiana can grow quite large, reaching a height of 5 feet tall!.

Upright and showy in form, 'Baroque Sword' is one of the easiest Alocasias to grow.

A wonderful container plant, this thin leafed upright variety, will be a eye catching focal point in any garden.

  This species can grow in zone 8B/9A outdoors, goes down in frost, comes back in spring.

 'Baroque Sword' will make an excellent specimen addition to any rare plant collection.

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Alocasia lauterbachiana

Alocasia lauterbachiana

Alocasia lauterbachiana




Grow Time: Finish a 6" in 12-16 weeks
Temp: below 45°F plant may go dormant
Light: 65%-73% shade, likes high light, but will do reasonably well in 80% shade
Soil: aerated mix containing bark, coarse perlite and peat moss
Mature Height: 4-5'
Pot Size: 9-10"
Hardiness: Zone 9
Major Pests: Mites(Control: Avid, Pentac, and Kelthane)
Diseases: Alternaria, Botrytis Blight, Anthractnose, Phytophthora/Pythium Rot, Rhizoctonia Root and Stem Rot, and Xanthomonas Blight

Height: 18-48 in. (45-120 cm) Hardiness: USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F) Sun Exposure: Partial to Full Shade Danger: All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested Bloom Color: White/Near White Bloom Time: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall Foliage: Grown for Smooth-Textured Foliage Other details: This plant is suitable for growing indoors Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater Suitable for growing in containers Soil pH requirements: 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)


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      We ship via USPS Mondays-Wednesday with Delivery confirmation.

            All live plants are Inspected By USDA Plant Inspectors before they are shipped to insure you get healthy pest free plants and seeds.

   All live plants are shipped bare-root wrapped in moist sphagnum moss to ensure the plant’s healthy transit to you.



         We can ship live plants to the US only. Only Domestic Shipping and Handling includes USDA Certification.

We ship Seeds Internationally.

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         For foreign customers, please check your laws concerning permitting and customs, additional shipping and handling costs may apply.

         The additional charge for any Phytosanitary Certificate is not included in this offer.

   INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING ON LIVE PLANTS is available only under these conditions!

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            We accept online payments only through PayPal, Cash payments are only acceptable for in-person payments and cash-on-delivery (COD). Cash payment can not be sent through the mail.

      Please only one Paypal payment. SO THE COMBINED SHIPPING RULE WILL CAN BE USED. Multiple paypal payments are NOT eligible for discounts.

        We will ship once a week - ON or BEFORE WEDNESDAYS, because of the special stamps needed to ship plants and cuttings to you.  This can only be done at the Dept. of Agriculture.  If payments are not met before that MONDAY, your items will be shipped the following week and lose the combined discount opportunity.

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INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING is not included in this offer.  


        We will combine shipping for auctions won on the same week paid with same paypal payment.

   This policy is good for all items bought and paid for in the week ending MONDAY.

Payment must be received within 7 days of the auction ending.

Combined Discounts Won Auctions

     For 2-3 winning auctions, the combined discount is 10% of the total Shipping and Handling charges. For 4-7 winning auctions, the combined discount is 20% of the total Shipping and Handling charges. For 7+ winning auctions, the combined discount is 30% of the total Shipping and Handling charges.

         As each order is packed and prepared separately you will pay the quoted S/H charges individually per item. If you buy the same species in that item it does calculate out the discount (i.e.: additional item $3.61). My stores' combined shipping is built in for same items rather than a varied selection. Includes postage, USDA certification and inspection, proper packing and delivery to Airport for prompt delivery. I can’t really change any of these. If you want one of this and one of that, it gets hard to discount much as each different species requires it's own prep & packing, then at USDA each has to be unwrapped and inspected then repacked. USDA requires me to clean and prepare every last piece before we drive them to the Inspection Station on the other side of the island. It takes my wife and I, a day to pack items and get ready to ship. The whole next day we drive around the island and get inspected (2-3 hours), then drive to the Airport Post Office to drop off. It takes the same work with the same type item if you can understand.


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         Seller warrants seed to be of the variety and quantity advertised. Safe delivery is guaranteed and seeds lost or damaged during shipment will be replaced at seller's expense. Claims must be made within 7 days of shipment. All other replacements, refunds, returns and exchanges will be made at the sole discretion of the seller.

  Seed is a live product which depends on many important related grower skills such as proper planting time, seed depth, type of soil, irrigation, proper use of fertilizers, weed controls, fungicides, insecticides, disease free soil, and reasonable weather conditions during the growing period. Germination is affected by such factors as temperature, moisture content, light intensity and contamination of planting media. These factors are totally out of the seller's control and are the buyer's responsibility and risk. Consequentially, the seller cannot unconditionally guarantee seed to perform properly regardless of conditions or the buyer's methods or mistakes.

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