🌿 Plant Care Tips
Particularly attractive due to its tightly bullate, crater textured, predominantly green, thick, fuzzy leaves which have contrasting deep red, almost black edging and the classic 'Iron Cross' pattern at their centres. Native to India, China & Vietnam.
- When backlit or in sunshine, this species glows bright red due to its patterning.
- Fast grower.
- Lets you know when it is thirsty by wilting and bounces back to shape when watered.
Growth pattern: Rhizomatous, clump-forming & bushy
Water: When the top 2-3cm of soil becomes dry. Do not allow water to sit on the leaves.
Ideal Position: South, east or west facing
Light: Bright, indirect light. Can take some direct light.
Recommended Substrate: Alocasia Mix
Humidity disclaimer: This plant will grow well outside of a terrarium or cabinet. However, all tropical plants thrive with higher humidity levels. To achieve this we suggest grouping plants together, or putting them in a bathroom or kitchen which gets regular use.
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