A plant much appreciated for the unique shape of its foliage. Its large sagittate green leaves are irresistible. Also, its stem has a variegated pattern that makes this plant even more intriguing. At maturity, it can reach up to 1.20 m in height. He prefers to be cramped in his 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: Allow the soil to dry out slightly on the surface between waterings.
- Fall - Winter: Allow the soil to dry out halfway 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.
- Between 18 °C and 20 °C.
Diameter of the pot: 15 cm.
Like nature, each plant is unique. Natural articles are all different and may contain irregularities.