Alocasia Black Velvet is one gem of a plant that's exotic and elegant, with silver veins that shine against the broad leaf’s dark, velvety background. The leaves of this hard-to-find houseplant are destined to stay small and classy in its lifetime, making this plant ideal for terrariums and smaller work space.
This rare beauty isn't as demanding as other Alocasias, and is a work of art that will add serious sophistication to any space.
Light: Bright Indirect Light. Avoid harsh, sun-direct light as that could lead to scorching of the plant's leaves.
Water: Alocasias are water-loving plants. Keep the soil consistently moist, but not soggy. They require less water during the winter months as they go through dormancy.
Fertilizer: Fertilize every 2-4 weeks during the growing season in Spring-Summer and have extra soil mixture on hand to top up. In the winter this plant will go dormant and won't need as much attention.
Pet Safety: No. This plant is toxic to animals.