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Alocasia Micholitziana : Quick Care Guide


 


Origin:

South East Asia

Other names:

A. Green velvet/ A. Frydek


Soil:

Fast draining peat based soil mix. Alternatively you can use your average potting soil and add in bark or perlite for better drainage.


Light:

Bright indirect


Water:

Thorough watering in Spring and Summer will mimic rain showers in its natural habitat.

Cut down on watering throughout Winter as this is their dormancy period.


Temperature:

Optimum temperatures are between 18 and 25 degrees celsius and above.


Humidity:

60% and above. Will thrive in a greenhouse environment where high levels of humidity can be attained. It can thrive in some indoor locations as well such as the bathroom, otherwise you can consider a humidifier (browning of leaf tips may be an indicator of low humidity levels)


Fertilizer:

Diluted fertilizer (half strength) in Spring and Summer once every two weeks

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