Alocasia jacklyn

Item number: BJ2352

Rare Alocasia which has its origin in Sulawesi. You will receive a fully rooted plant potted. It is a special and unique species with an ingenious leaf shape. A real eye-catcher on any windowsill or in the Terrarium.

Category: Alocasia

99,00 €

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With its velvety, blue-black leaves and light leaf veins, this Alocasia is a dark beauty. Due to its compact growth, it also doesn't need much space and is therefore perfect for smaller rooms.
The product photos show examples of the plant. You will receive a specimen that matches the product photos in size, shape and colouring.
• Growth type: upright
• Origin: Tropical mountain forests of Sulawesi
• Other names: Alocasia Portei, Alocasia Sulawesi Sp., elephant ear, arrowleaf, taro

Ben's tips on plant care:

• Habitat/Light requirements: bright, indirect sunlight.
• Substrate: peat-free potting soil, Ben's Syngonium & Alocasia Soil
• Temperature: optimal at 22-24° C (day), 17° C (night)
• 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 4-6 weeks with organic fertiliser. Fertilise moderately with organic liquid fertiliser.
• After shipping, let the plant rest for several weeks before repotting.
• Repot approx. every 2 years when the soil is densely rooted. Make sure that the plant has good drainage.


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