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Alocasia infernalis 'Black magic'

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Alocasia infernalis 'Black magic'
Alocasia infernalis 'Black magic' is a new exotic house plant with clearly defined veins and beautiful dark arrow-shaped leaves. The leaf shimmers with a mysterious red gleam. The Alocasia infernalis stays at about 40 centimeters and is therefore also suited for a terrarium.
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Alocasia infernalis
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Alocasia infernalis Alocasia infernalis Alocasia infernalis
Plant type
foliage plant
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
<15 cm
Light
no direct sun
Light
semi sun
Watering
normal
Properties
non-edible

Product info

If you wish to seeAlocasia infernalis 'Black magic' in nature, you must travel to for example Borneo or Malaysia in South-East Asia. The species' name 'Infernalis' 'Hellish' probably refers to the reddish shine of the almost black leaf. This species is also known as the 'Skeleton plant' due to the striking veins on its dark leaf. The species does excellent in both a tropical terrarium and any living room.
Height:
10 cm
10 cm
Width:
6 cm
6 cm
Adult height:
<30 cm
<30 cm
Adult width:
<15 cm
<15 cm
Flower colour:
White/yellow
white/yellow
Flower period:
All year
all year
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Foliage plant
foliage plant
Growth habit:
Normal
normal
Properties:
Non-edible
non-edible
Growth rate:
Slow
slow
Araflora info:
Mini
mini
Natural habitat:
South-East Asia
South-East Asia
Altitude range:
0-1000 m
0-1000 m

Plant care

Alocasia infernalis is suited for terrarium or as an exotic house plant. Ideal temperatures are between 20 and 30 degrees Celsius. It can be colder, but the growth will be more compact. The skeleton plant Alocasia infernalis likes a lot of water and high humidity. We advise: water pletifully, mist or spray from time to time and give it some liquid plant nutrition every now and then. Pick a bright spot, or one in partial shade. The symbols below provide additional information about the care of Alocasia infernalis.
Care:
Very easy
very easy
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
No direct sun
no direct sun
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Maintenance:
No-pruning
no-pruning
Place:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Air humidity at day:
80-100%
80-100%
Air humidity at night:
60-80%
60-80%
Day temperature:
10-30 °C
10-30 °C
Night temperature:
12-18 °C
12-18 °C
Temperature max:
35 °C
35 °C
Temperature min:
15 °C
15 °C
Temperature:
< 15 °C
< 15  °C
Fertilize:
Little
little
Artificial light height:
20-40 cm
20-40 cm
Soil type:
Peat
peat
Repotting:
After 2 years
after 2 years

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