Alocasia cuprea Red Secret

Item number: BJ1394

Category: Alocasia

19,90 €

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The red-black leaves of this Alocasia have a striking metallic shimmer, making this rare plant a must-have for many plant lovers. Its coppery sheen gave the plant, which requires a little more attention in care, the scientific name Alocasia cuprea.
Only a small number available!
The product photos show examples of the plant. You will receive a specimen that matches the product photos in size, shape and colouring.
• Delivery: in 10,5cm pot
• Growth type: upright
• Origin: Borneo
• Other names: metallic arrowleaf, red secret, mirror plant, elephant ear, taro

Ben's tips on plant care:
• Habitat/light requirements: partial sun to partial shade
• Substrate: peat-free potting soil, Ben's Syngonium & Alocasia Soil
• Temperature: optimum at 22-25° C (summer), 18-20° C (winter)
• Watering: keep moist and water as soon as the top layer of substrate starts to dry, but avoid waterlogging
• Humidity: needs high humidity, place in bathroom or use humidifier
• Nutrient addition: in spring/summer every 4-8 weeks with organic fertiliser. Fertilise moderately with organic liquid fertiliser.
• Repot when the soil is densely rooted.