Jungle & Loom

Alocasia Dark Star


Alocasia are listed under Leafy Tropical on the Jungle & Loom Plant Care Card.  

Ensure that they receive medium to bright indirect light and only water when the top 2-3 inches of soil are dry.  Use well draining soil, a and pot with drainage, and ensure you water thoroughly when the soil is dry. 

Some varieties of Alocasia can be prone to spider mites.  As a preventative measure, wash the leaves with Castile soap once a month before watering.