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Alocasia Black Velvet

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A rare must-have that has dark velvety leaves and silvery white veins.
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Statuesque in form, the Regent is our most regal pot featuring a narrow base and elegant handles.

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The Khaki Line pot is embossed all the way around the planter, which adds a pleasing texture. The neutral colour means this...

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This pots neutral colour and rough texture makes for an authentic feel & contrasts with leaves perfectly, making their pattern...

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Industrial and minimalist in design, this planter is the perfect addition to any home interior style. 

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Stunning pale blue two tone ceramic pot.

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The Tide pot is a two toned planter. It features a glossy and matte texture which is divided by it's striking diagonal design feature. The...

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A two-toned speckled pot will add a touch of Scandinavian style to your home jungle.

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Textured ceramic white pot with pleasing ridges.

Alocasia Black Velvet

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• Nursery Pot Ø: 11cm

• Fits our small pots

• Recommended decorative pot Ø: 12-14cm

• Approx plant height: 30cm

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How to care

How to care

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Light Requirements

Bright, indirect light

The Alocasia will thrive in medium to bright, indirect sunlight. Be aware that they are not suited to low light or direct sunlight - which can scorch their leaves.

Watering Schedule

Weekly watering

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 is prone to overwatering. Water less in winter.

Humidity

High Humidity

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. Will enjoy being in a kitchen or bathroom.

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Yellowing, spotting leaves, browning leaves

Yellowing or spotting on leaves: overwatered. Browning edges or tips: dry and under-watered or scorched by direct sunlight. In winter your Alocasia goes dormant so reduce your watering.

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This stunning Alocasia gets its name from the dark velvety appearance of the leaves, that are actually rough to the touch. The silvery white veins pierce through to create a stunning contrast, making this rare plant an eye catching addition to any plant collection.

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Plant Bio

Alocasia Reginula

Native to the jungles of Borneo, this is a very rare alocasia whos regal name translates to 'little queen'. Her silvery veins pierce through large black velvety leaves, which have developed as a light-gathering strategy in the gloom beneath a forest canopy. Alocasia are also in the Aroids family (Araceae), and can be easily propagated in water because they have a semi-aquatic, swamp-dwelling ancestry.

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Plant attributes

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Rare & Unusual

Difficult to find and limited in availability, these rare houseplants often have unique leaf patterns and shapes. They will take pride of place in your home, and bring your plant collection to the next level.

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