Alocasia Plant. Decorative plants have been bred from the original versions. Its dark, shiny leaves and long stems love the tropical weather.
This unique trait makes the plant look gorgeous and makes it stand out. Alocasia black velvet plants can be put on the floor or the table pots. The undersides of the leaves are also interesting, sporting a reddish color that only adds to the appeal of this plant.
The Plant Is Considered Endangered In The Wild Due To Collection For Sale.
Alocasia plants stand out in any indoor environment. Alocasia sanderiana, popularly known by kris plant or sander’s alocasia, is a tropical plant native to the phillippines. Alocasia black velvet is a gorgeous plant with its beautiful foliage.
It’s Also Quite Easy To Take Care Of.
Since alocasia are tuberous, they produce various clumps from tiny copies of the mother plant. The alocasia micholitziana ‘frydek’ plant, commonly called the green velvet alocasia resembles alocasia polly in size and leaf shape/color, but it is a little different and much harder to find for purchase. The alocasia’s famous leaves grow at the end of a petiole or stem that can grow anywhere from three to five feet in length.
The Underside Of The Silver Spot Makes It Unusual.
The alocasia amazonica can grow up to 3 feet tall, with leaves that can grow up to 2 feet. Alocasia plant can easily be propagated by dividing offsets or splitting of roots. It has a silver stem and the stems are short from the leaves.
Even If You Are Lucky Enough To Have Your Plant Bloom, Any Seeds Produced Are Likely Sterile So The Only Way To Propagate Additional Plants Is Through Dividing Offsets From The Mother.
It’s always hard to choose a favorite plant, but in the last year or so, the alocasia has taken the houseplant world by storm. Alocasia has always been and remains a quite interesting plant mainly because of its unusual leaves. It has amazing black leaves.
It’s Particularly Common On Borneo, And Can Reach A Height Of Four Metres.
The plant has been cultivated around the equator as a foodstuff for 28,000 years. Its dark, shiny leaves and long stems love the tropical weather. Alocasia plant is known for having leaves that resemble the shape of an arrow.