Alocasia, 8in, Dark Star - Floral Acres Greenhouse & Garden Centre

Alocasia, 8in, Dark Star

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This Alocasia variety displays large, ovate leaves that are emerald green in colour and protude from black stems. 


Type: Tropical 
Height: 24in - 36in
Spread: 16in - 30in
Zone: 10 - 11
Pet Safe: Toxic if ingested


General Maintenance: Repot in the spring, into a pot one size larger, if the plant has become very root bound. You can propagate by division while repotting. 

Temperature: Ideal temperatures are between 18º - 24º Celsius.  

Light: Prefers bright, indirect light. 

Watering: Water often, but in small amounts, keeping the soil consistently moist. Enjoys a bit of extra humidity if possible. 

Soil: Use a fast-draining, peat-based potting mix. 

Fertilizer: Feed with a diluted balanced fertilizer from spring every 2 weeks and stop at the end of August then start again at the beginning of spring.