4" Alocasia Dragon Scale
Bright indirect light
Water when soil is mostly dry
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Alocasia baginda Dragon Scale is a jewel Alocasia, which means it's a miniature elephant ear plant.
Alocasia Dragon Scale has thick green foliage with dark veins. The underside of the leaves have red veining.
Make sure your Alocasia Dragon Scale is in a well draining soil rich that is rich in organic matter. These plants prefer to dry out between watering.
This species grow very similar to another miniature elephant ear, Alocasia Silver Dragon.
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.
Beautiful doing good and I love it.