How to Grow and Care for Alocasia Frydek

How to Grow and Care for Alocasia Frydek -- Alocasia has enough types to be known and used as an ornamental plant. One of them is Alocasia frydek which is also known as green velvet which is a beautiful variety that has grown in popularity in recent years. With good care, this plant can thrive with a discussion that you can see in the review below:

Summary of Alocasia treatment:
Light requirements


This plant grows both in bright and indirect light. These plants can be very sensitive to  light if they get too much or too little light. You can put this plant in direct sunlight about 1 - 2 hours a day. When the plant does not get enough light, Alocasia will grow slowly and take a long time  to grow new leaves.



With proper watering, this plant can store water in thick petioles because it is succulent. This plant cannot tolerate drought at all. So that enough range against overwatering.

Soil selection for Alocasia Frydek


The right soil mixture will provide good moisture with moist soil all the time. This mixture of peat soil, perlite, stove or worm castings has similar properties with this mixture and uses many combinations of materials.

The right temperature


Alocasia can grow under tropical forest with ideal temperatures of 18 - 29 degrees Celsius, and this perfect for temperature at home. Be careful if the temperature is below 16 degrees Celsius, which can result in Alocasia dying again even thought the growth conditions recover better.

Fertilizer feeding


Alocasia frydek requires more fertilizer than ornamental plants. Give faithful 3 - 4 weeks while the plant is actively growing. Use special formulations for ornamental plants that are in accordance with Alocasia frydek and prepare more nitrogen than phosphorus and potassium, which can produce better growth.

Potting and reporting Alocasia


If this plant enjoys a little bound roots, then it is necessary to refine it 2 to 3 years. You can do it in spring or early summer when the plant is no longer dormant, and use a new pot that is 2 times larges than the previous size.

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