Alocasia Black Velvet Plant
Black Velvet Alocasia (Alocasia reginula), or Little Queen, is exotic and elegant, with silver veins that shine against the broad leaf’s dark, velvety background. Black Velvet Alocasia is a rare indoor plant. These are tropical plants that are treasured for their decorative leaves, and becoming popular as houseplants day by day.
About the Item-
Scientific Name- Alocasia reginula
Common Name- Dwarf Alocasia, Black Velvet Alocasia, Elephants ear , Little Queen
Plant height- Approx 1 feet
Pot Height- 6 inch pot
Pot Material- Plastic
NOTE - This product contain two plants in one pot. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
Alocasia Black Velvet Care Tips
Light Requirements -: Bright, indirect light.
Temperature - 18-24 °C
Soil - The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing Alocasia plant.
Watering -: Apply 1 cup(approx.50ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Do not overwater the plant.
Maturity Height- Up to 1 meter.
Bloom Time - Rarely flowers
Flower Colour - Creamy white
Fertilizer - Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. Apply organic fertilizer once a month. Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.
Plant Protection - Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.