55 - 65cm Alocasia Tigrina Superba Elephant Ear 17cm Pot

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Alocasia Tigrina Superba, also known as pointed Alocasia Zebrina, is a tropical plant that is native to Southeast Asia. Here are some tips for caring for your Alocasia Tigrina Superba:

  1. Light: Alocasia Tigrina Superba prefers bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves, while too little light can cause the plant to become leggy.

  2. Water: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water your Alocasia Tigrina Superba when the top inch of soil feels dry. Do not let the soil dry out completely, as this can cause the leaves to wilt. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so be careful not to let the plant sit in standing water.

  3. Humidity: Alocasia Tigrina Superba likes high humidity. You can increase the humidity around the plant by placing a tray of water nearby, using a humidifier, or grouping it with other plants.

  4. Temperature: Alocasia Tigrina Superba prefers temperatures between 60-80°F (15-26°C). It is important to keep the plant away from cold drafts and air conditioning.

  5. Soil: Alocasia Tigrina Superba prefers well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter.

  6. Fertilizer: Feed your Alocasia Tigrina Superba with a balanced fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Do not fertilize during the winter months.

  7. Pruning: Prune your Alocasia Tigrina Superba to maintain its shape and encourage bushier growth. You can also remove any yellowing or damaged leaves or branches.

  8. Propagation: Alocasia Tigrina Superba can be propagated by division. Simply separate the plant into smaller sections, each with a few stems and roots.

  9. Toxicity: Alocasia Tigrina Superba is toxic to pets and humans if ingested. Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

By following these tips, you can help your Alocasia Tigrina Superba thrive and enjoy its attractive foliage in your home or office.

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