Alocasia

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Alocasia is a genus of broad-leaved rhizomatous or tuberous perennial flowering plants from the family Araceae. There are 79 species native to tropical and subtropical Asia to Eastern Australia, and widely cultivated elsewhere.

Alocasia species

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Alocasia Sanderiana

Alocasia Sanderiana

Alocasia sanderiana. commonly known as the kris plant. is a plant in the family Araceae. It is endemic to Misamis Occidental and Bukidnon.

Alocasia Robusta

Alocasia Robusta

Alocasia robusta is a gigantic herb of the aroid family (Araceae) which is endemic to the island of Borneo. The plant is a rosette herb consisting of several leaves with a sagittate lamina or blade up to twelve feet long by eight feet wide.

Alocasia Fornicata

Alocasia Fornicata

Alocasia fornicata is a plant species of many-nerved. broad-leaved. rhizomatous or tuberous perennials from the family Araceae.

Alocasia Cuprea

Alocasia Cuprea

Alocasia Cuprea is a species of plant in the genus Alocasia native to Borneo. This species derives its name.

Alocasia Cucullata

Alocasia Cucullata

Alocasia Cucullata is a species of flowering plant in the arum family known by the common names Chinese taro.

Alocasia Clypeolata

Alocasia Clypeolata

Alocasia clypeolata. is a species of Alocasia found in the Philippines..

Alocasia Brisbanensis

Alocasia Brisbanensis

Alocasia brisbanensis is a species of plant in the family Araceae. Its common name is native lily or cunjevoi. It is native to rainforests of Eastern Australia. This plant has very large.

Alocasia Augustiana

Alocasia Augustiana

Alocasia augustiana. is a species of Alocasia found in New Guinea..

Alocasia Sarian

Alocasia Sarian

Alocasia Sarian is a hybrid of two Alocasia parent plants. namely Alocasia Zebrina and Alocasia Micholitziana. Alocasia Sarian rapidly grows to enormous proportions.

Alocasia Baginda

Alocasia Baginda

The Alocasia Baginda is a popular member of the Araceae family. The Alocasia Baginda plant can dwell in both indoor and outdoor environments..

Alocasia Regal Shields

Alocasia Regal Shields

Alocasia Regal Shields has large. dark green. scalloped leaves on thick. green stalks. Great for a bright.

Alocasia Lauterbachiana

Alocasia Lauterbachiana

Alocasia Lauterbachiana belongs to the Arum family and grows in the tropical rain forests of Southeast Asia. It is becoming increasingly popular. The Alocasia Lauterbachiana with its beautiful wavy leaves.

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Alocasia care

Low light

Never allow this plant to receive direct sunlight, as the leaves will burn.

Medium

Let your plant dry out between waterings. Water thoroughly when topsoil is dry, usually once a week.

50% - 60%

Your plant will do well in average household humidity

FAQ

Do Alocasia plant like humidity?
Alocasia likes to have humidity levels of at least 60% but would prefer 70% in a perfect world.
Does Alocasia plant need sun?
Additionally, the plant has been extensively hybridized. Most Alocasia species will do all right in shade, but they often appreciate slightly brighter filtered sunlight. The bigger ones can be trained to handle the full tropical sun. Keep all species warm, moist, and humid.
Can Alocasia plant survive water?
It simply does not rot in the water! Alocasias tend to grow in moist and wet places, for example in the rainforest climate of Brazil. These roots need oxygen, which they do get even when they're in the water. They don't get enough of it in dense or very wet soil though
Should I mist my alocasia?
Be sure to keep an Alocasia plant away from air conditioners and cold drafts. During warm summer months, and Alocasia can produce a new leaf every week and each new leaf maybe twice the size of the previous leaf. Alocasia plants grow best in high humidity.
Why is my Alocasia Frydek drooping?
The Alocasia Frydek being a tropical plant requires hot and humid surroundings to grow well. The plant can also be shifted outdoors to let it be exposed to more warmth. – Pests and insects that affect the plant can be another cause of drooping foliage. Mealybugs, spider mites, aphids, etc.