Alocasia Scalprum

$28.00 incl. GST
  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:
  1. 38cm for Pot Size 14cm(Ø)
POT SIZE
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Description

DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
  3. Overall Height is measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • A true jewel among Alocasias, with its elongated, embossed foliage, Alocasia Scalprum A.Hay  a tuberous, herbaceous species.
  • The leaf blades similar in shape to a sharp dagger, the established blades are dark green with a tinge of blue while the newly emerged foliage is a much lighter, lush green.
  • Intricate venation pattern, once mature the leaves are thick and rubbery.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • It thrives in loose, porous, well-drained soils.
  • They can also be grown in a well-aerated, moist potting mix growth medium.

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FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • When the plant's actively growing, boost the soil's fertility by adding some compost, scratching it carefully into the top inch or two of soil without disturbing the plant's roots.
  • Feed the plant every two or three weeks with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer such as a 10-10-10 formula, diluted at a rate of 1/4 teaspoon per gallon of water.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Protect it from too much sun (which could scorch its leaves) on hot summer days and, by moving the container into a partially shaded area, such as under tall trees.
  • Keep an indoor-grown plant in a spot that gets filtered light, such as near a lightly curtained south- or west-facing window.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • Water the soil well.
  • Give the plant extra water during the dry season, aiming for at least 1 inch per week, including rain.

RE-POTTING SERVICES

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