Alocasia Dragon Scale
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The foliage on this rare Alocasia has a tough leathery texture and deep green tone. Turn a leaf and see its cream and maroon smooth surface hidden underneath.
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How to care
How to care
This Alocasia will thrive in dappled sunlight to bright indirect light. Be aware that they are not suited to low light or direct sunlight - which can scorch their leaves.
Keep the soil moist but not wet. Allow top 2" of soil to dry out in between watering. This plant is not drought tolerant, and extended periods of dryness will cause leaf edges to brown. Water less in winter.
Enjoys a humid environment which you can create by frequent misting, placing it close to other plants or on a pebble tray partly filled with water.
Sad Plant Signs
Yellowing or spotting on leaves: overwatered. Browning edges: dry and under-watered or scorched by direct sunlight.
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Native to the rainforests of Borneo. It's one of the beautiful “jewel” Alocasia and is appreciated for it's great beauty! Alocasia's are part of the Araceae family, which all have impressive striking leaves that are almost always heart shaped. This shape allows water to easily drip from the leaf, helping to direct it to the roots, or helping the plants surround area increase humidity.
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