Boa – Boa is an exciting new upright Alocasia that features enormous leaves and remarkable serrated leaves with marbled stems. This variety makes an excellent container plant as well as a beautiful landscape plant for the tropical garden.
These are very healthy tropical plants with well established root system. The growth rate and leaf color of Boa will vary greatly depending on soil type, sunlight, temperature and other factors.
Boa are very easy to grow tropical plants that require little care indoors or out. Like other aroids, many species of Alocasia can be grown as houseplants, or outdoors in mild climates. They thrive in moist soils with high organic matter and grow best when provided with filtered sunlight. Alocasia plants can be grown in containers or outdoors as a remarkable landscape plant. Indoors plants thrive at temperatures between 55°- 80°F and in lower light conditions than other house plants. In the ground Alocasias get big and are often unrecognizable from their potted juvenile state. They add a wonderfully tropical accent to any well-lit space or cascading from your favorite planter. In very cold zones a containerized Alocasia can be brought inside for the winter months. Be sure to avoid frost and freezing temperatures.