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Alocasia Melo
Alocasia Melo
Alocasia Melo
Alocasia Melo

Alocasia Melo

$50.00

A truly unique Alocasia variety, Melo has thick leaves with prominent veins and a rugged texture, earning it the nickname Alocasia Rugosa. Similar to other Alocasia varieties, Melo prefers higher humidity and moderate to bright indirect light. It's a fairly compact plant that can grow up to 18 inches tall or wide.

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 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 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.