Common Name: Alocasia Azlanii, Jewel Alocasia
Alocasia Azlanii, commonly known as Jewel Alocasia, is a popular species of Alocasia in the house plant community. It can be considered a rarity and is collected by hobbyists who seek rare plants. Alocasia Azlanii is easily recognized and can be characterized by its waxy leaves that offer iridescent green tones and bright purple-magenta venation that runs throughout. Alocasia are mildly toxic and should be handled with care around pets and children.
This tropical plant prefers increased humidity levels and well-draining soil. Warmer temperatures are best as Alocasia do not take well to frost or colder climates. It's important to note that Alocasia cannot be propagated through cuttings and will need to be separated via bulb at the root of the plant. Humidity can be increased through the use of a humidifier, pebble tray or also by placing the plant in an enclosed container that is opened periodically for fresh air flow.
Please note, all stats are provided as general guidelines. Factors such as height, size and overall success can vary depending on care and environment.
- Family name: Araceae
- Care: Moderate
- Lighting:Partial shade
- Propagation: Plant division
- Tissue culture plants are grown in-vitro in laboratories specialized in propagating plants. They provide the best option for those who want to ensure that absolutely zero unwanted pests are present.
- Remove tissue culture gel before planting in desired medium.