Alocasia

  • Variegated Alocasia
    Alocasia,  Plant Care,  Rare Houseplants

    Variegated Alocasia

    We run down how to care for a variegated alocasia… Variegated Alocasia Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil once a week, water if the top 50% is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced fertilizer every month in spring and summer. Soil: A rich well draining potting compost. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 15-30°C (59-86°F) Where to buy: Try one of these Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Over and underwatering. Introduction Welcome to our variegated alocasia care guide. It’s a beautifully white variegated version of the classic elephant ear. It is a really impressive plant that will always demand attention due to it’s white and green splashes. Huge leaves with beautiful paint-splash…

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  • Alocasia Sarian
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    Alocasia Sarian

    Alocasia Sarian like higher than average humidity but other than that they are really easy to care for, read on for all you need to know about alocasia sarian care… Alocasia Sarian Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check it once a week, water if top 25% of the soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced fertilizer once a month in spring and summer. Soil:  A light, loose, rich, well draining soil. Humidity: 60%-70%. Temperature: 18-25ºC (64-77ºF). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops or Etsy. Common issues: Over and underwatering as well as lack of humidity.  Introduction Welcome to our alocasia sarian care guide. It…

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  • Alocasia Azlanii
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    Alocasia Azlanii

    Alocasia azlanii care is all about giving it the right humidity levels, read on for our care guide… Alocasia Azlanii Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water when the top 30% of soil is dry, check it once a week at least. Fertilizer: Well diluted balanced fertilizer once a week in summer. Soil: A well draining potting mix. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 15-30°C (59-86°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops or Etsy. Common issues: Lack of humidity and underwatering. Introduction Welcome to our guide to alocasia azlanii care, a plant that is known for its waxy, dark green leaves with purple veins. It’s a really…

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  • Alocasia Frydek
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    Alocasia Frydek

    Welcome to our guide to Alocasia Frydek care and propagation. In this article we’ll run down how to best look after your amazing plant.. Alocasia Frydek Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight Watering needs: Only water it if the top layer (half-finger depth) is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced fertilizer every 3 weeks in Spring and Summer. Soil: Well draining soil. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 18-25ºC (64-77ºF). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Green velvet alocasia, alocasia micholitziana frydek. Common issues: Overwatering. Lack of humidity. Introduction The alocasia frydek is my favorite alocasia with it’s really green leaves and big oversized white vein patterns. It used…

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  • Alocasia Ivory Coast
    Alocasia,  Plant Care,  Propagation,  Rare Houseplants

    Alocasia Ivory Coast

    Welcome to our guide to Alocasia Ivory Coast care, covering all you need to know about care and propagation… Alocasia Ivory Coast Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check them weekly and water when half of the soil is dry before you water it again. Fertilizer: A balanced fertilizer every 3 or 4 weeks in the spring and summer. Soil: A mix of orchid bark, potting soil and perlite. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 18-25ºC (64-77ºF). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Underwatering. Introduction The Alocasia Ivory Coast is known for it’s large white veined leaves. It is fast becoming an in demand…

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  • Alocasia Bambino
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    Alocasia Bambino

    Welcome to our guide to Alocasia Bambino care, covering care and propagation, including water, soil, humidity and temperature needs. The key to caring for your bambino is to keep it humid and the soil moist. Alocasia Bambino Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water every one to two weeks, letting the soil dry out slightly between waterings. Fertilizer: A half strength balanced feed every month during the growing season. Soil: A well-draining, organic soil. Humidity: 65% and above. Temperature:  60-80°F (16-26°C). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Jewel Alocasia, Alocasia Bambino Arrow, Bambino Arrow. Common issues: Root rot from overwatering. Introduction Alocasia…

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  • Alocasia Care
    Alocasia,  Plant Care

    Alocasia Care

    Alocasia care comes down to keeping them moist and humid, but being careful of pests and waterlogging, they are a little bit fussy but as long as you get these few things right you should be well on your way to have a happy alocasia… Alocasia Care Summary Light needs: Bright but indirect sunlight Watering needs: Check the soil weekly, water it if the top 50% is dry. Keep it moist but not wet. Fertilizer: Feed them once a month in summer with a general purpose fertilizer. Soil:  A well-draining peat-based potting compost.  Humidity: 60%-70% humidity. Temperature: 18-30°C (64-86°F). The warmer end of household temperatures. Where to buy: Try our…

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  • Alocasia Wentii
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    Alocasia Wentii

    Alocasia Wentii care is all about keeping it at above average humidity and keeping the soil moist (but not dry or soaking). It is an easy to look after, large houseplant, in this article we’ll run down exactly how to care for it and propagate it… Alocasia Wentii Summary Light needs: Plenty of indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water it if the top 50% of soil is dry. Fertilizer: Feed a balanced fertilizer every 3 weeks in spring and summer. Soil: A rich well draining potting compost. Humidity: 60%. Temperature: 15-30°C (59-86°F).  Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops or Etsy. Common issues: Over and underwatering. Introduction Welcome…

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  • Alocasia Zebrina
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    Alocasia Zebrina

    Welcome to our alocasia zebrina care and propagation guide. They key to caring for them is to give them plenty of humidity and keep the soil moist Alocasia Zebrina Summary Light needs: Medium to bright indirect sunlight  Watering needs: Water when the top layer of soil is dry. Fertilizer: A balanced fertilizer every 2 or 3 weeks in spring and summer. Soil: A good peat based or similar potting compost with added perlite Humidity: 60-70%  Temperature: 18-25ºC (64-77ºF) Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Zebra Alocasia. Common issues: Root rot from overwatering. Introduction The alocasia zebrina is natively from Southeast Asia, and is known…

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  • Alocasia California
    Alocasia,  Plant Care,  Propagation,  Rare Houseplants

    Alocasia California

    Welcome to our guide to the Alocasia California all you need to know about care and propagation, including light, water, soil, temperature and humidity needs. The key to caring for an Alocasia California is to give it bright light and moist but not soaking soil. Alocasia California Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Water it once or twice a week when top layer of the soil is dry. Fertilizer: A diluted, nitrogen-rich fertilizer twice a month in spring and summer. Soil: A rich, airy soil, well-draining. Humidity: 60% or more. Temperature: 50-77°F (10-25°C). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Elephant ear,…

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