Variegated Alocasia Frydek Elephant Ear Albo Variegata 7cm Pot House Plant
Variegated Alocasia Frydek Elephant Ear Albo Variegata 7cm Pot House Plant

Variegated Alocasia Frydek Elephant Ear Albo Variegata 7cm Pot

Enhance your indoor plant collection with the exquisite Variegated Alocasia Frydek. Known for its stunning heart-shaped leaves with striking white variegation against deep green foliage, this plant is a must-have for any plant enthusiast seeking a touch of tropical elegance....
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Variegated Alocasia Frydek Elephant Ear Albo Variegata 7cm Pot House Plant

Variegated Alocasia Frydek Elephant Ear Albo Variegata 7cm Pot

£99.99 £39.99

Variegated Alocasia Frydek Elephant Ear Albo Variegata 7cm Pot

£99.99 £39.99

Enhance your indoor plant collection with the exquisite Variegated Alocasia Frydek. Known for its stunning heart-shaped leaves with striking white variegation against deep green foliage, this plant is a must-have for any plant enthusiast seeking a touch of tropical elegance.

Features:

  • Unique Variegation: Each leaf showcases a beautiful pattern of white and green, making every plant distinct and captivating.
  • Tropical Appeal: The Variegated Alocasia Frydek brings a lush, tropical vibe to any indoor space.
  • High-Quality Specimen: Grown with care, ensuring you receive a healthy and vibrant plant.
  • Versatile Decor: Perfect for home, office, or any indoor setting, adding a touch of nature's artistry to your decor.

Specifications:

  • Plant Height: Approximately 30-45 cm (12-18 inches)
  • Pot Size: Comes in a 12 cm (5 inches) pot
  • Origin: Grown and cultivated in the UK
  • Light Requirement: Bright, indirect light

Price: £34.99

Care Guide

Caring for Your Variegated Alocasia Frydek

Unpacking:

  1. Carefully remove the plant from its packaging upon arrival.
  2. Inspect the plant for any signs of stress or damage from transit.

Light:

  • Place your Alocasia Frydek in a location where it can receive bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves, while too little light can cause the variegation to fade.

Watering:

  • Water the plant thoroughly when the top 2-3 cm (1 inch) of soil feels dry to the touch.
  • Ensure proper drainage to prevent water from sitting at the bottom of the pot, which can lead to root rot.
  • Reduce watering frequency during the winter months when the plant's growth slows down.

Humidity:

  • Alocasia Frydek thrives in high humidity. Aim for humidity levels above 60%.
  • Consider using a humidifier or placing the plant on a tray filled with pebbles and water to increase humidity.
  • Mist the leaves regularly to maintain moisture.

Temperature:

  • Keep the plant in a warm environment with temperatures between 18-24°C (65-75°F).
  • Avoid exposing the plant to cold drafts or sudden temperature changes.

Soil:

  • Use a well-draining potting mix, ideally one designed for aroids or a mix of peat, perlite, and orchid bark.
  • Repot the plant every 1-2 years to refresh the soil and provide more space for growth.

Fertilising:

  • Feed your Alocasia Frydek with a balanced, water-soluble fertiliser every 2-4 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  • Reduce fertilising frequency in the autumn and winter months.

Pruning:

  • Remove any yellow or damaged leaves to maintain the plant's health and appearance.
  • Trim off spent flowers to encourage new growth and prevent the plant from wasting energy on seed production.

Pests and Diseases:

  • Watch for common pests such as spider mites, aphids, and mealybugs. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.
  • Ensure good air circulation around the plant to prevent fungal diseases like powdery mildew.

Troubleshooting:

  • Yellow Leaves: This can be a sign of overwatering. Check the soil moisture and adjust your watering schedule.
  • Brown Leaf Edges: Often caused by low humidity or underwatering. Increase humidity and ensure consistent watering.
  • Leaf Drop: Sudden changes in temperature or light can cause leaf drop. Try to provide stable conditions.

Propagation:

  • Alocasia Frydek can be propagated through division. Carefully separate the plant's rhizomes during repotting and plant them in individual pots.

With the proper care and attention, your Variegated Alocasia Frydek will thrive and become a stunning centrepiece in your plant collection. Enjoy the beauty and elegance this tropical plant brings to your indoor space.

    At Plants for all Seasons, we take pride in our eco-friendly approach to packaging. Our custom-made plant boxes are designed with both the environment and your plants' wellbeing in mind. Here’s what makes our packaging special:

    Upright and Fresh: Our innovative design ensures that your plants remain upright and fresh during transit. Specially engineered compartments and supports within the box prevent movement and damage, so your plants arrive in perfect condition.

    100% Recyclable: Our plant boxes are fully recyclable, ensuring that after they have served their purpose, they can be responsibly disposed of without harming the planet.

    Made from Recycled Materials: Sustainability is at the core of our values. That’s why our packaging is crafted from recycled materials, reducing waste and promoting a circular economy.

    Winter Shipping: We offer additional heat packs in winter to keep your plants nice and warm on their travels. Add one heat pack per plant when checking out in winter months.

    By choosing our products, you are not only enhancing your home with beautiful plants but also contributing to a greener, more sustainable future

    Check out our YouTube video to see exactly how we pack for safe delivery.

    Tropical Glasshouse Nursery: Our plants are nurtured in our tropical glasshouse nursery located in Lincolnshire, where we maintain an average temperature of 16°C. We do not use cold warehouses, ensuring optimal conditions for plant health.

    Plastic Nursery Pots: All our plants are supplied in practical plastic nursery pots. If you prefer a more decorative option, we offer a range of stylish pots available for purchase separately.

    Non-Consumable: Please note that our plants are intended for ornamental purposes only unless specifically stated as edible. Ensure you check product descriptions carefully if you are looking for edible varieties.

    Variable Heights: The height of our plants can vary by approximately +/- 10%. This natural fluctuation ensures you receive a unique and healthy specimen.

    Plant Pot Sizes: Pot sizes may vary by approximately +/- 1cm. To ensure a proper fit, we recommend selecting a decorative pot that is 1-2cm larger than the stated plant pot size. For instance, if you purchase a plant in a 17cm pot, a 18 - 19cm decorative pot would be ideal.

    Quarantining: All our houseplants are regularly sprayed with a preventative systemic bug treatment. We do our best to ensure a bug free growing environment however sometimes these can unfortunately be missed, as such we always recommend quarantining plants when they first enter your home and checking them upon arrival for bugs.
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