Pot size: 12.5cm
The ‘Yucatan Princess’ has large glossy dark green leaves, with a maroon underside. Native to tropical Asia and eastern Australia, this Alocasia will enjoy the warmth and high humidity on our island. To keep away mites, mist the plant every morning, and wipe the leaves once a week with neem.
Alocasia sarawakensis ‘Yucatan Princess’ V583
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.