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4" Alocasia tigrina superba


 Bright indirect light

 Water when soil is mostly dry

 Loves humidity


Alocasia tigrina is a unique plant that commands attention with its incredible variegated stems.  The leaves on this elephant ear species are arrow shaped with a thick, glossy texture.   

This plant is very similar to Alocasia Zebrina, except the leaves are much more narrow on Alocasia tigrina.

These plants can grow up to 6' tall inside of your home and much larger outdoors or in a greenhouse environment.

Alocasia tigrina care:

Caring for your new Alocasia is easy as this one only needs minimal attention.  Make sure your plant has a well draining soil rich in organic matter.  Alocasia need to dry out between watering.  Provide your new Alocasia with plenty of bright indirect light for optimal growth.

Additional information:

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.

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