4" Alocasia Platinum
Bright indirect light
Water when soil is mostly dry
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Alocasia Platinum has distinct arrow shaped leaves that are silver with dark grey veins. The underside of the leaves are maroon. The leaf texture is very bullate. These plants are very stunning and certainly one that every Alocasia collection needs.
Alocasia Platinum care:
This Alocasia prefers a well draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Allow your plant to dry out almost completely between watering, taking care to not allow it to sit in excess water. Provide it with bright indirect light.
Alocasia is a genus of plants in the Aroid family native to many parts of Asia including but not limited to Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Australia.
There are at least 90 officially recognized Alocasia species, with more discovered and properly named every year. Alocasia come in all sizes, from small to large. Jewel types like Black Velvet tend to stay on the bushier, more compact side.
Alocasia are rhizomatous or tuberous and self reproduce from corms.
Alocasia can go dormant during the cooler months, so try to provide your plant with temperatures above 50deg to ensure that they stay happy and healthy during this period.