6” Alocasia chantrieri (metallica x sanderiana)
Bright indirect light
Water when soil is mostly dry
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Alocasia chantrieri has leaves that emerge an iridescent blue! This species is a hybrid of Alocasia metallica and Alocasia sanderiana. As an indoor plant, Alocasia chantrieri would make a great addition to any home as they adapt easily to most home environments.
This species produces pillowy foliage with undulating margins that demands attention.
Caring for your new Alocasia is simple as they require little attention. Allow the soil to dry out almost completely between watering. Provide your plant with bright indirect light. Make sure to keep your plant away from cold drafts.
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.