Simply stunning foliage, the leaves of the Alocasia amazonica Bambino Arrow are narrow with bright veins. This is a compact Alocasia ideal for table tops and shelves. The leaf blades are typically 20 to 90cm on long. Suited for warm conditions indoor.
Light: Thrives best in well lit, bright conditions, however direct sunlight will scorch the leaves.
Water: Keep the compost moist with warm water. Do not allow the soil to dry out. Little and often is a good approach.
Temperature: Needs to be kept warm, ideally between 18-22°C.
Humidity: Needs a moist environment with above average humidity. Stand on a pebble tray to improve humidity and mist frequently. Pop it in the shower for a while to give it an occasional boost.
Feed: Apply a slow release fertiliser once a month during the growing season.
Care Tips: Alocasia have a dormant period where leaves will fade and die so do not be alarmed when this happens. During this period, the plants will require less water, so simply moisten the soil from time to time.
Height and Growth Rate: Can reach 40cm. Alocasia are fast growing in the right conditions.
Toxicity: These plants are harmful if eaten end and are a skin and eye irritant. Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Origin: Southeast Asia
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