Are you looking for a striking houseplant with big beautiful leaves and sturdy stems that is easy to care for? Alocasia's will also grow happily in water like for instance, peace lilies and pothos. Make sure that the top part of the soil is dry before you water it again. PRO TIP: Alocasia leaves can become top heavy on their slender stems. The color and shape of the leaves of the alocasia cuprea plant are very unique with a rounded shape. ID: Alocasia cuprea 4 leaves. So I will suggest you keep as many Alocasia varieties as you can in your houseplant collection! Therefor its best to keep the plant in a warm spot with high humidity. Use airy soil and keep it well-moistened. The leaves on this plant are intriguing. Alocacia Red Secret $ 99.00 $ 70.00 inc GST. A smaller-growing form is called Alocasia Poly or Polly. Native to South-East … The leaf blades are typically 6 – 7 inches and around 2-inch wide with a dark purple underside. It is a tuberous, herbaceous species. Problem: Alocasia Polly leaves turning yellow. The plant is easily pleased, but its ideal temperatures are between 16 and 22 degrees Celsius. Most Alocasia leaves will grow upwards since they have sturdy petioles that help them elongate in a horizontal direction. Alocasia Stingray is unique in that it displays the yellow and green zebra-esque markings of the Zebrina with a completely different leaf shape. This is a challenging houseplant, but don't despair! | Quote | Post #2009909 (1) Name: Gina Florida (Zone 9a) Tropical plant collector 35 years. The problem is, and this is also true in our specific case here with the Alocasia Polly, that this is a sign of either too much or too little water. Also, look out for nutrient requirements, lack of nutrients can cause yellowing of your alocasia. the large iridescent leaves emerge a soft copper green with a light pink sheen. Plant loses its leaves, it will sprout again a few months later. The Alocasia cuprea plant needs indirect light to grow and remain healthy. The best way for your Alocasia cuprea to get light is to place it in either an east or north-facing window. Not exactly carnivorous but you’ll have to indulge me as its just so beautiful! Tags: alocasia cuprea , alocasia cuprea red secret , non carnivorous The leaves of Alocasia Dragon Scale truly resemble large scales with their ribbed texture and the contrast between the silvery green backing and the deep dark green markings at the front is amazing. They will be the showpiece of your indoor plant collection. This color is especially pronounced on juvenile leaves, and the back of the leaf is a deep purple, but there is also a greener leaf form of the plant. Buy this unique plant from Door 2 Door Plants. This species derives its name, cuprea, from the unusual coppery appearance of the leaves, which are up to 24 inches long. It does not like conditions that it, well, does not like. The Alocasia Cuprea originates from hot humid areas, from Asia to South America. Good drainage is key in taking … Alocasia sanderiana, also known as the Kris plant, has extremely dark green foliage and provides an exotic-looking houseplant.Its long, pointed leaves are have white veins and scalloped edges outlined in white. Sometimes called 'The mirror plant' because of its highly-glossy, reflective foliage, Alocasia cuprea 'Red secret' is a cultivar of Alocasia cuprea K.Koch of which the type specimen has very pronounced coppery, completely peltate leaves. It resembles the scales of a Red Dragon. Sale! Alocasia x. amazonica is a hybrid that features leathery, wavy-edged, arrowhead-shaped, dark bronze-green leaves (up to 16” long) ; The truly enormous Alocasia macrorrhizos, also known as Giant … The most striking feature is the leaf surface. However this plant can tolerate a little bit of intermittent dryness, and a lot of growers will advise you to dry out the soil. Watering. 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