Common name: Black velvet alocasia
Approximate height: 1'- 2' when mature
- Foliage: Tops of leaves are velvety black with silvery-white veins.
Light requirements: Bright indirect light. Does not need direct light but will benefit from a little filtered sunlight. will do well in a north, east, or west facing room.
Water: Alocasia thrives in a moist environment and need plenty of water during active growth. Water when the top 1-2 inches of soil feel dry. Alocasia’s need for water diminishes drastically during dormancy and should be reduced to moistening the soil once in a while.