25 - 30cm Alocasia Scalprum Elephant Ear 14cm Pot House Plant

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Alocasia Scalprum is a tropical plant native to the Philippines. It is a member of the Alocasia genus, which is part of the Araceae family. Alocasia Scalprum is a relatively rare and unique plant that has become increasingly popular among plant enthusiasts due to its stunning appearance.

Here are some tips on how to care for Alocasia Scalprum:

  1. Light: Alocasia Scalprum prefers bright, indirect light. It can tolerate some direct sunlight, but too much can cause its leaves to scorch. Place the plant in a well-lit room or near a window with filtered light.

  2. Temperature: Alocasia Scalprum prefers warm temperatures, ideally between 65-80°F (18-26°C). Avoid exposing the plant to temperatures below 60°F (15°C) as it can cause leaf damage.

  3. Humidity: Alocasia Scalprum prefers high humidity levels. A humidifier can help maintain the ideal level of humidity, or you can place the plant on a tray filled with pebbles and water. Be sure the bottom of the pot is not sitting in the water, as this can lead to root rot.

  4. Watering: Alocasia Scalprum prefers to be kept evenly moist. Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Avoid letting the plant sit in standing water, as this can cause root rot.

  5. Soil: Alocasia Scalprum prefers well-draining soil that retains moisture. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and sand can work well.

  6. Fertilizer: Alocasia Scalprum benefits from regular fertilization during the growing season. Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 2-3 weeks.

  7. Pruning: Remove any dead or damaged leaves regularly. If the plant becomes too large, it can be pruned back in the spring to control its size.

  8. Propagation: Alocasia Scalprum can be propagated by dividing the plant during the spring or summer months. Separate the root ball and replant the individual sections in their own pots.

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    • Plants are supplied in plastic nursery pots unless stated in the product title.

    • Plants are not for consumption unless stated as edible.

    • Plant heights can fluctuate +/- 10%.

    • Our plants are kept at our tropical nursery in Yorkshire where we maintain an average temperature of 18c.

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