Alocasia baginda 'Dragon Scale'
Alocasia baginda 'Dragon Scale' is one of the so-called "Jewel Alocasias," and we count ourselves extremely lucky to have a small number of these special plants available. These compact plants are prized for their beautifully textured, peltate leaves with a dark bluish-green hue and matte texture. The undersides have striking venation! Not for beginners, this plant is known to require precise care, but will reward the collector with its dramatic foliage.
• Light: Bright, indirect light
• Water: Water when the top 1-2" of soil feel dry
• Considerations: Use a well-draining, chunky soil mix to promote air circulation to roots. Alocasia need warm temperatures and high humidity. It's common for these plants to drop leaves; don't worry! They can fully grow back from their corms.
WHAT TO EXPECT
You'll get a healthy Alocasia 'Dragon Scale' that meets our rigorous quality standards in your choice of a 4" or 6" nursery pot. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos.
Our plants include detailed care instructions as well as our Houseplant Best Practices guide, with information on how to repot, seasonal care and more!
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