Alocasia melo loves bright indirect light. This baby also loves it's moisture, so make sure to keep the humidity up and keep the roots slightly moist but not wet. Reduce watering in the cooler months.
Size: Growing in a 13cm gardeners pot (pictured).
Light: Prefer a spot with bright indirect light.
Soil: Well draining (Aroid mix).
Water: Keep soil slightly moist during warmer months, let it dry out during cooler months. Every 1-1.5 weeks in warmer months, reduce to every 2 weeks in cooler months (or when soil is dry).
Humidity: Moderate - High
Fertiliser: Every second watering in the growing season.
Pet Safe: No
Extra Tips: Alocasia's can be known to go through a period of dormancy throughout winter if temperatures drop too low (consistently below 15 degrees) - but don't worry, they will be back better than ever when the weather starts to warm up. Reduce watering to 1-2 months during dormancy.
Alocasia are also very prone to spider mites so be sure to check their foliage regularly.
Shipping: Choose between potted or semi bare rooted delivery - Click here for more info.
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