Welcome to our guide to the Alocasia Low Rider care…
Alocasia Low Rider Care Summary
|Light needs:||Bright indirect sunlight.|
|Watering needs:||Check the plant weekly and only water it if the top 25% of soil is dry.|
|Fertilizer:||Feed it a balanced plant feed once a month in the summer months.|
|Soil:||A well draining soil with perlite for drainage.|
|Where to buy:||Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.|
|Other names:||Alocasia Portora.|
|Common issues:||Overwatering and underwatering.|
Alocasia low rider is a dwarf version of the alocasia portora. We run down all you need to know…
Alocasia Low Rider Light Needs
Bright indirect sunlight.
How Often To Water
Check the plant weekly and only water it if the top 25% of soil is dry. They do not want to be soaking, but like to be moist.
Feed it a balanced plant feed once a month in the summer months.
A well draining soil with plenty of perlite for drainage.
For more on which soil to buy or how to make your own see our guide: Alocasia Soil.
When To Repot
Check them yearly and pot them up a size if the roots are crowded.
Alocasia Low Rider Humidity
60% is ideal. They like humidity. Using a pebble tray of humidifier is better and more constant than misting.
Aim for 15-30°C (59-86°F).
Alocasia Low Rider Botanical Name
Alocasia Low Rider Propagation
The best way to propagate an alocasia low rider is by separating it out when it produces pups at the base of the main plant.
Where To Buy
Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.
FAQs And Common Problems
Be careful of both over and underwatering, check the soil weekly and you should be ok.
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