Alocasia zebrina is part of the Araceae family. They have arrow shaped leaves that are slightly concave with noticeable veins and adorn the beautiful striped petioles. A.zebrina is from South East Asia and grows in tropical rainforest. This plant makes a real architectural statement.
Height: Approximately 50cm from base of pot
Available in other sizes.
Ceramic pot not included.
Secrets to success
Temperature: Warm - above 21 °C in summer and at least over 18°C in winter. Ideal temperatures are between 20°C and 30°C.
Light: No direct sunlight; bright indirect light is best.
Water: Keep potting mix moist. Water very sparingly in winter.
Air humidity: This plant prefers higher humidity, between 60-80%, this can be achieved by using a humidifier, grouping plants together or placing the plant on a tray of watered pebbles.
Re-potting: Re-pot in spring every year.
Propagation: Divide plants at re-potting time.
This plant is toxic, keep out of reach of pets and chilren