Alocasia 'Bambino'Regular price $24.00
A Dwarf Alocasia with glossy, dark green leaves and striking, light green to white venation as it matures. The undersides of the lanceolate leaves are a contrasting dark red/purple hue. Consistent bright, indirect light will keep this Alocasia compact and full of foliage - the more light they receive the more water and nutrients they prefer.
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Origin: East Borneo
Synonyms: Elephant Ear Plant, Alocasia Bebe
Light: Category 3 - 5 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Indoor mix (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season (please see our blog on plant food)
Watering: Don't over water, they like to dry out between waterings.
Maintenance: Keep warm over winter to slow down/stop dormancy. If they experience temperatures of less than 15 Degrees Celsius consistently they will go dormant in which watering should be kept to a minimum (about once a month) until new growth emerges in Spring.