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Alocasia Silver Dragon 'baby'

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Alocasia is photographed in an Eno and Patt pot. The package contains a plant in a plastic pot.

About the plant:
Alocasia , or alocasia in Czech , is a genus of the Araceae family . These plants are massive herbs with a thick rhizome. Their homeland is the subtropical and tropical regions of Asia, Australia and the Pacific.
Alocasia Silver Dragon got its name thanks to its interesting leaves, which with their distinct pattern of veins and gray shades can resemble gray dragon skin or scales.

Alocasia generally belongs to the rather demanding houseplants, which are sensitive to temperature, humidity and overwatering. At the same time, keep in mind with allocations that they often replace old leaves with new ones (so they usually do not increase their number).
In Southeast Asia and Oceania, they are particularly popular for their edible rhizomes and small boiled leaves. Although in the raw state they contain calcium oxalate, which causes mucous membrane irritation and nausea, they are edible after heat treatment. At the same time, the rhizomes are also sought after by Indian and South Asian traditional medicine for their healing effects.

Difficulty: Advanced
Cleans the air: Yes
Pet Friendly: No
Suitable for hydroponics: Yes
Suitable for Kokedama: No

Approximate height of plant with pot : 15 cm
Diameter of the flower pot : 6 cm

Every plant is different, just like us humans. Please allow for a possible deviation in appearance compared to the product photo.

We wrote more about allocations in our article .

svetlo Light

The plant needs enough diffused light for healthy growth. Avoid direct sunlight, which could burn the leaves. The ideal site is the north and east side near the windows or the west side with fading weak sunlight.

zalivka Watering

Water in 1-2 weeks, it prefers wetter soil. However, let the upper part of the substrate dry out between waterings. Overwatering could cause rotting of the roots.

vzduch Humidity

It is a tropical plant, so it requires frequent misting of the leaves.

mnozeni Propagation

Older plants can be propagated by division or broken tubers. Leaf cuttings are a big nut to grow, so it is not recommended to use them to propagate.

problemy Common problems

  • Overwatering: Too much water can cause root rot, yellowing or leaf drop.
  • Spotted, withered leaves: The plant must be allowed to dry out for a short time.
  • Brown spots on the leaves: Burning of the leaves from direct sunlight, cold or drafts.
  • Weevils, mealybugs, other pests (at low humidity): We deal with special sprays.

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