Alocasia are a wonderfully diverse and colourful range of foliage plants.
Their foliage & leaf size can be striking mixed together or with other broad leaved plants. o You can grow these easy care plants indoors or outdoors in a warm and shaded part of the garden, provided you live in a frost-free climate.
Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, a well lit spot indoors or outside in a dappled shade spot , the sun can tend to burn the leaves in late summer.
Alocasia prefer soil that is consistently and lightly moist, but not soggy. Generally, aim to water when the top 1”- 2” of the soil is dry, but if the plant is in a lower light condition, it can comfortably dry out a little further. However, allowing the soil to dry completely will result in the leaves browning, drooping, and wilting.
Tolerates average indoor humidity. Prefers higher humidity.
Average home temperature of 21c. If you’re comfortable, your plant is comfortable. Avoid cold draughts.
How often should I fertilize my plant?
- In general, house plants will thrive when they are fertilized spring through fall. Fertilize once a month with an organic houseplant fertilizer, following the package instructions for dilution and administration.
- We recommend : Plant Runner & We the Wild for a long lasting lush life.
Size refers to pot size, plant size may vary.
Decorative pots not included.
You can select pots from our range here.
Plant varieties and quantities in store are dependent on market prices and availability.
We try to keep good availability of these plants at all times – however we only buy what looks good, strong and healthy when we go out shopping to our growers.
This ensures plants are healthy and robust when they come to live with you.
We keep a range of plants in store that we know will perform for you, whatever your space, but please be patient with us if we don’t have everything in stock all of the time.