A plant much appreciated for the appearance of its foliage. Its large leaves bear a unique texture. Hence its name, Dragon Scale, translating to dragon skin. The Dragon Scale variety bears a shimmering emerald coloration in the light. At her optimal growing conditions, she can even give you one leaf a week. A plant that prefers to be cramped in its pot.
Attention! Risk of toxicity if swallowed. The sap of Alocasias contains oxalic acid - risk of irritation in contact with skin or eyes.
- Family: Araceae.
- Origin: Southeast Asia.
- Spring - summer: Keep the soil moist, without soaking it.
- Fall - Winter: Allow the soil to dry out on the surface between waterings.
- Ambient humidity: High.
- Type of soil: Rich and very draining.
- Brightness: Moderate.
- Orientation: West, East or 1 m from a south window.
- Growth: Average.
- Temperature: Hot.
- Avoid cold drafts.
Pot diameter: 15 cm
Like nature, each plant is unique. Natural articles are all different and may contain irregularities.
The decorative pot is not included.