Alocasia Low Rider
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Alocasia Low Rider

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.
Humidity:60%.
Temperature:15-30°C (59-86°F).
Where to buy:Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.
Other names:Alocasia Portora.
Common issues:Overwatering and underwatering.

Introduction

Alocasia low rider is a dwarf version of the alocasia portora. We run down all you need to know…

See also: Alocasia Azlanii, Alocasia Tiny Dancer, Alocasia Dark Star, Alocasia Portora, Alocasia Cucullata, Alocasia California.

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.

Fertilizer

Feed it a balanced plant feed once a month in the summer months.

Soil

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.

Temperature

Aim for 15-30°C (59-86°F).

Alocasia Low Rider Botanical Name

Alocasia Portora.

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.

Hope you found this guide useful, you might also like our other articles: Alocasia Azlanii, Alocasia Tiny Dancer, Alocasia Dark Star, Scindapsus Treubii Moonlight, Jessenia Pothos, Hoya Linearis, Philodendron Camposportoanum Care.

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