6" Alocasia reversa
Bright indirect light
Water when soil is mostly dry
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Alocasia reversa is a dwarf or jewel species of elephant ear that with round foliage that cups inward, almost "reverse".
This particular Alocasia species stays on the more compact size and is well suited as an indoor plant. You won't find Alocasia reversa growing more than 2 or 3' tall inside your home.
Caring for your new plant is a simple task! This species prefers a well draining soil rich in organic matter. Allow your Alocasia reversa to dry out slightly between watering as they do not like to sit in water for extended periods of time. This plant enjoys bright indirect light but will also tolerate slightly lower light levels.
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.
Much bigger than anticipated! I’ve had a lot of leaf loss from traveling and acclimating to its new surroundings but has grown a flower so hopefully it will continue to grow and be happy here
I have found this one one of the easiest alcoasia plants to care for. She's always happy which makes me happy.