A beautiful plant with stunning dark green leaves that really make the deep silver-white veins stand out. The leaves can grow to an astounding 30 cm in length, adding an inspired design quality to indoor spaces.
Light: Kept best in well lit, bright conditions, however direct sunlight will scorch the leaves.
Water: Keep the compost moist with warm water. Do not allow the soil to dry out.
Temperature: Needs to be kept warm, ideally between 18-22°C.
Humidity: Needs a moist environment with above average humidity. Stand on a pebble tray to improve humidity and mist frequently. Pop it in the shower for a while to give it an occasional boost.
Care Tips: Alocasia have a dormant period where leaves will fade and die so do not be alarmed when this happens. During this period, the plants will require less water, so simply moisten the soil from time to time.
These plants are harmful if eaten end and are a skin and eye irritant. Keep out of reach of children and animals.