Alocasia guttata var. imperialis - Silver Nebula

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Alocasia guttata var. imperialis - Silver Nebula

Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunBog or aquatic plantOrnamental foliageSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerant plant

One of the most beautiful and difficult to care for Jewel Alocasia, Alocasia nebula is a rare and high maintenance plant that will reward all of your efforts with dark green, silvery, thick leaves with impressive veining. It looks wildly exotic, and so are it's care requirements. Alocasias are among the most alien-looking houseplants you can get your hands on.
Give your Alocasia nebula plenty of indirect light, but avoid direct sunlight at all costs. Its delicate leaves are very prone to sunburns, and you definitely don’t want to sacrifice their majestic beauty. This plant needs the soil to be somewhere between semi-moist and semi-dry. This means watering quite often, but not with a lot of water. Then, I wait for the soil’s top to become dry to the touch and water again.

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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Grown in
6"/1 gal pot, dormant in winter