A plant much appreciated for the appearance of its foliage. The 'Mojito' variety bears attractive large chartreuse colored leaves spotted with black. At its optimum growing conditions, it can give you one new leaf per week. Colocasia is very water and nutrient intensive. It is important to provide it with a dose of fertilizer regularly due to its rapid growth. Also, he prefers heat and being cramped in his pot.
Attention! Risk of toxicity if swallowed. The sap of colocasias contains oxalic acid - risk of irritation in contact with skin or eyes.
- Family: Araceae.
- Origin: Southeast Asia.
- Allow the soil to dry out slightly on the surface between waterings.
- Ambient humidity: High.
- Type of soil: Rich and very draining.
- Brightness: Moderate to high.
- Orientation: West, East or 1 m from a south window.
- Rapid growth.
- Temperature: Hot.
- Avoid cold drafts.
Pot diameter: 7 cm and 10 cm.
Grown in Quebec.
Like nature, each plant is unique. Natural articles are all different and may contain irregularities.
The decorative pot is not included.