Alocasia Black Velvet

75.00د.إ

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  • – Free Delivery within 24 Hours (Inside Dubai)
  • – We Deliver your order in 3 Days Outside Dubai with Charge
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Description

Alocasia Black Velvet, also known as Alocasia reginula, is a stunning tropical plant known for its striking dark foliage and velvety texture. Here are some care tips for Black Velvet:

  1. Light: Alocasia Black Velvet prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, especially during the hottest parts of the day, as it can scorch the leaves. In the UAE, where sunlight can be intense, placing the plant near a window with sheer curtains or in a location where it receives filtered sunlight is ideal.
  2. Watering: Keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch, and ensure that excess water can drain away freely from the pot. In the UAE’s dry climate, you may need to water your Alocasia Black Velvet more frequently, but always check the soil moisture before watering to avoid overwatering.
  3. Humidity: Alocasia Black Velvet prefers high humidity, which can be challenging to achieve in the dry climate of the UAE. Increase humidity around the plant by misting it regularly with water, placing a humidifier nearby, or grouping it with other plants to create a microclimate.
  4. Soil: Use a well-draining potting mix rich in organic matter. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and compost works well for  Black Velvet. Ensure that the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging, which can lead to root rot.
  5. Temperature:  Black Velvet prefers warm temperatures between 18°C to 24°C. Avoid exposing the plant to temperatures below 15°C, as it is sensitive to cold and can suffer damage.
  6. Fertilizing: Feed your Alocasia Black Velvet with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half-strength once a month during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce fertilization during the dormant period in fall and winter.
  7. Pruning: Remove any yellowing or damaged leaves promptly to maintain the plant’s appearance and health. Use clean, sharp scissors or pruning shears to make clean cuts.
  8. Pest Control: Keep an eye out for common houseplant pests such as spider mites, aphids, and mealybugs. Inspect the plant regularly and treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

With proper care and attention to its specific needs, Alocasia Black Velvet can thrive indoors, adding a touch of tropical elegance to your home in the UAE.

Reasons to buy from Plantssouq

  • – 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • – Free Delivery within 24 Hours (Inside Dubai)
  • – We Deliver your order in 3 Days Outside Dubai with Charge
  • – Support 24/7 :
    * Phone/whatsup:0547614182
    * Email : [email protected]

Additional information

Hight of plant

15 CM

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