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Alocasia Black Velvet

Alocasia Black Velvet

$25.00

Alocasia Black Velvet is loved for it's dark velvety leaves with prominent light green to silver veins. This unique beauty originates from Southeast Asia. It can be found growing on the jungle floors, preferring higher humidity and moderate to bright indirect light. It's a fairly compact plant that can grow up to 18 inches tall or wide.

The Black Velvet plant goes dormant in cooler weather but can stay active all year round with adequate light and warmth.

Plants and pots sold separately.

Medium to bright indirect light. 

Water weekly, only when top inch of soil is dry. 

No - Can cause mouth irritation and digestive reaction.

Your Alocasia Black Velvet may go through a dormant period in the winter months, but can stay active all year round with adequate light and warmth. If plant is dormant, keep it in a warmer spot in your home and reduce the watering frequency, allowing the top inch of soil to completely dry out. This plant's ideal temperature is 15 - 27ºC and does not tolerate temperature below 13ºC or heavy drafts of hot or cold air.  

Light

Medium to bright indirect light. 

Water

Water weekly, only when top inch of soil is dry. 

Pet Friendly?

No - Can cause mouth irritation and digestive reaction.

General Care Tips

Your Alocasia Black Velvet may go through a dormant period in the winter months, but can stay active all year round with adequate light and warmth. If plant is dormant, keep it in a warmer spot in your home and reduce the watering frequency, allowing the top inch of soil to completely dry out. This plant's ideal temperature is 15 - 27ºC and does not tolerate temperature below 13ºC or heavy drafts of hot or cold air.