How To Grow And Care For Kris Plants (Alocasia) - Popular with heart-shaped leaves, Alocasia has attractive contrasting veins at their leaves. Living like in tropical conditions, you can make grow the Alocasia at home to complete your garden collection. Then, look for How To Grow And Care For Kris Plants (Alocasia). Check it out!

Best Conditions to Grow (Consist of Light, Temperature, and Humidity)


Alocasia or Kris Plants can grow and thrive in bright but indirect light. Put the plants like a north-facing or east-facing window, that would be an ideal spot to thrive.

By the way, this plant will survive the temperature between 60 f and 80 f. And then, this plant work in high humidity that well above 60%. Even in summer or dry weather, you can put the plants at high humidity area like at bathroom.



You can make water moderately without drenching the soil in water for this plant. To be known, Alocasia can thrive with constantly moist. Watering the plant at topsoil and don't ever allow the soil to completely dry out. Especially during periods of extreme heat.

Soil Type


You can mix the soil with perlite, peat moss, coconut coir, or coarse sand to create an aerated. Well draining potting mix that will not get compacted.



Be careful while you're fertilizing Alocasia. Attention these consider avoiding burn the plants:

- Use a water-soluble, balanced fertilizer, either an all-purpose plant fertilizer or a foliage plant fertilizer

- Use half of the recommended dose when diluting the fertilizer

- Fertilize once a month, only during the growing season from spring to fall

- Skip the fertilizer in the winter, and resume fertilizing again in spring

Potting and Repotting


Alocasia plants generally enjoy being a bit pot-bound. And you can be repotting the plants every 2-3 years, depending on the plant's growth rate. Use fresh, free draining potting mix and a pot that is one or two sizes bigger while you're repotting this Alocasia.

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