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Alocasia - Lauterbachiana
The Alocasia 'Lauterbachiana' has beautiful wavy leaves, the leaf stems and the underside of the leaves are colored red. If you are looking for something a little different with a tropical vibe then this one is a must-have!
Pot diameter: 14cm Growers Pot. Approximately 45cm tall.
The plant is sold in a plastic grow pot. Add a decorative pot to complete the look.
PLANT CARE & INFO
Light levels: This plant thrives best in bright, indirect light but will survive in shade. Take care to avoid direct sunlight.
Watering: It is best to water this plant regularly during the growing season and always keep the soil evenly moist but not overwatered. Alocasia plants require less water during their dormant period in the winter. You can allow the topsoil to become slightly dry between each watering.
Temperature: This plant variety prefers warmer living conditions with preferred temperatures between 18-24 degrees.
Feeding: Use a diluted balanced fertiliser through the spring and summer months every two weeks.
Growing: In the right conditions, this Alocasia is considered to be a reasonably fast growing plant which can reach up to 1.5 metres in height.
Toxicity: These plants are considered toxic if ingested so it’s important to keep them away from children and pets.
Air purifying: With its lush green leaves, this plant is a great air purifier which helps to eliminate toxins from the home.