Alocasia Black Velvet
Pot in cm: 6
Height in cm: 12
Position: bright and warm spot, no direct sunlight
Soil: well-draining potting compost
Watering: regular watering not allowing to dry up but not letting be waterlogged either
Relatively small alocasia plant with almost black, heart-shaped leaves with velvety touch. Its leaves are thick and sturdy. The Alocasia originally found in Malaysia and Borneo. Prefers bright and warm location but no direct sunlight as it will scorch leaves. Black Velvet alocasia plant species are the easier among the rest alocasias. Although it needs regular waterings it will tolerate occasional brief dry conditions. Its thick leaves that hold water allow the plant to survive occasional droughts without any detriment.