50 - 65cm Alocasia Frydek Elephant Ear 17cm Pot House Plant

Alocasia

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Alocasia Frydek, also known as Alocasia micholitziana, is a beautiful and unique houseplant with large, dark green leaves that have white veins. Here are some care tips for this plant:

  1. Light: Alocasia Frydek prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.

  2. Water: Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Water thoroughly, and allow any excess water to drain out of the bottom of the pot. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so make sure the soil has good drainage.

  3. Humidity: Alocasia Frydek likes high humidity levels. You can increase humidity by misting the leaves with water, using a humidifier, or placing a tray of water near the plant.

  4. Temperature: The ideal temperature range for this plant is between 65-80°F (18-27°C).

  5. Soil: Alocasia Frydek prefers a well-draining potting mix that is rich in organic matter. You can use a mixture of peat moss, perlite, and vermiculite.

  6. Fertilizer: Fertilize the plant once a month during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer.

  7. Pruning: Prune the plant to maintain its shape and remove any dead or yellowing leaves.

  8. Propagation: Alocasia Frydek can be propagated by division. Carefully separate the plant into two or more sections, making sure each section has roots and leaves, and plant them in separate pots.

  9. Dormancy: Alocasia Frydek can go into a period of dormancy during the winter months. During this time, reduce watering and stop fertilizing until new growth appears in the spring.

Remember to keep your plant away from pets and children as it's toxic when ingested. With proper care, this plant can thrive and make a great addition to your indoor garden.

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