||Alocasia regulina 'Black Velvet'
||Black Velvet Alocasia
This is a stunning tropical evergreen with gorgeous dark green leaves and unique white-silver veins. This plant will make a big impact in small spaces since it doesn't grow as large as some it's relatives.
||NOT safe for kids or pets
||Calathea, Aglaonema, Fern
|Level of Care:
||Medium Care. Can be tempermental and go dormant in insufficient light or if temperatures are too cool.
||Medium-bright indirect light.
||High. You can place the plant on a pebble tray filled with water or use a humidifier to increase indoor humidity. Misting is not recommended as it can cause foliar disease.
||High: Prefers moist soil, but never wet, soggy conditions. Using tap water may cause tips to brown due to minerals/chemicals. Requires less water in winter.
||Regular potting mix; very well draining. Adding perlite can increase drainage.
||Fertilize monthly with balanced houseplant fertilizer during spring and summer.
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