Alocasia Cuprea – Picture shows in 4″ nursery pot
Light: Medium – Bright
Water: 10 – 15 Days
Pet Friendly: No
Alocasia cuprea thrives in medium to bright indirect light. You can also grow them in low light. However, the growth of the plant will be slower and watering will be less frequent. Please let the top 1 inch of the soil dry between watering. The watering is somewhat between 10 – 15 days as every house is different in terms of heat, humidity, and light. It is highly recommended to use room temperature water to water your plants as we do not want to shock the roots with hot or cold water. Alocasias are tropical plants and love high humidity. A regular misting will make the plant very happy and healthy.
The alocasia cuprea is an uncommon houseplant. The leaves are shimmery metallic reddish black. If you enjoy collecting rare and uncommon houseplants, this plant is a must-have. This plant is native to Borneo. When mature, the plant will reach a height of about 1 foot when kept indoors. With the proper growing condition and care, this is a fairly easy houseplant to successfully grow indoors.
Alocasias are popular indoor houseplants because of their strikingly beautiful foliage. Alocasia is a genus of broad-leaved, rhizomatous, or tuberous perennial flowering plants from the family Araceae. There are 97 accepted species native to tropical and subtropical Asia and Eastern Australia. Around the world, many growers widely cultivate a range of hybrids and cultivars. To learn more about Alocasias, please click here.
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Alocasia cuprea is not pet-friendly. You can find a wide range of pet-friendly plants on our website.