Alocasia Dragon Scale
Common Name: Alocasia Dragon Scale, Alocasia Baginda Dragon Scale
Alocasia Dragon Scale is a beautiful plant that is well-known for its striking foliage! This rare house plant features high-contrast color tones that are sure to pop in any plant collection. Alocasia Dragon Scale's main color is a silvery green paired with darker tones and texture that resembles a reptile's (or dragon's) scales, earning its name. 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.