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Alocasia reginula 'Black velvet'

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Alocasia reginula

Alocasia reginula ‘Black Velvet’ is a pretty miniature house plant. The Alocasia reginula grows up to 30-45 centimeters high and its almost black arrow-shaped leaves look like velvet, but are smooth to the touch. On the leaf silver-white veins are found. Alocasia reginula can be kept as a house plant or terrarium plant.

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Price: € 9.75
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Alocasia reginula 'Black Velvet'
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

Alocasia reginula is originally found in Malaysia and Borneo. The meaning of its Latin name 'Reginula' is 'Little queen'. For an Alocasia, this is a small species, which can even fit into a terrarium.

Height:
20 cm
20 cm
Width:
20 cm
20 cm
Adult height:
<20 cm
<20 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:
Normal
normal
Araflora info:
Limited
limited
Natural habitat:
South-East Asia
South-East Asia
Altitude range:
0-1500 m
0-1500 m

Plant care

Alocasia reginula is a house plant or terrarium plant which is relatively small and need less water than other types of Alocasia. Let the soil dry properly between watering sessions. Use a permeable medium.

Care:
Easy
easy
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
No direct sun
no direct sun
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Watering tips:
Free draining mixture
free draining mixture
Maintenance:
Can be pruned
can be pruned
Place:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Water spraying:
No-water spraying
no-water spraying
Air humidity at day:
60-80%
60-80%
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 ph:
<5-8>
<5-8>
Soil type:
Peat
peat
Repotting:
After 2 years
after 2 years
 

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