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Alocasia Black Velvet, Alocasia reginula, Dwarf Alocasia

Alocasia Black Velvet, Alocasia reginula

Dwarf Alocasia
Family: Araceae
Origin: Borneo
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapGroundcover and low-growing 2ftRegular waterOrnamental foliage

A beautiful dwarf variety which contains a significant amount of black coloration on the leaf surface. Leaves are ovate, elliptic and almost totally peltate. The upper leaf surface is a dramatic green-black color, and the lower leaf surface is a rich purple. This very unique and exotic plant would make a great addition to the collection of any seasoned plant collector. Place them in filtered sunlight sitting in a moist pebble tray. Allow the soils surface to dry down before watering. Feed only when the plant is actively growing with a liquid balanced plant food. "Black Velvet" is hard to find. These beautiful plants are usually grown in 4" and 6" inch containers.


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Alocasia reginula - Black Velvet Jewel

Black Velvet or Jewel Alocasia donning big, lush, almost black leaves and contrasting, silver veins. This black beauty is perfect to add the oomph to your aroid collection. It is a compact variety with a leaf you can not help but touch. Ideal for small pots and terrariums.

RECOMMENDED FERTILIZER:
SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster

Leaves of this plant are very fragile and may be slightly damaged during transportation which does not hurt new growth. Trim as needed and more new leaves will grow.
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