Pot size: 12.5cm
If you are looking for a dense hardy plant to fill a large space then you’re in the right place with Alocasia regal shield. Its dense bush of long stalks supporting its giant leaves resembles the ears of an elephant. Its leaves are blackish green in colour and each leaf stands on a long stalk like stem. They are perfect for gardens and open spaces.
Alocasia regal shield V231
Light Conditions: Shade / Indirect light
Water: Allow 50% of the soil to dry out between waterings
Potting Media: Well-draining
Misting: Once a day if you have the time, otherwise once in a few days.
Pest: Spider mites seem to adore Alocasias. Mist the the underside of the leaves daily and weekly neem spray are good preventive rituals against the mites.
Leaves may have some blemish. If you are particular about flawless leaves, do view this page on a computer. This allows you to zoom into the finer details, before purchasing.
All the plants are picked fresh out from our local greenhouse at Punggol. So you may find some soil or water marks on them. These can be easily removed with a plant shower/wet wipes.