Alocasia Azlanii (Jewel Alocasia 'Red Mambo')
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If you collect rare plants from Happy Houseplants, the Alocasia azlanii or Jewel Alocasia is definitely a plant you want to consider buying. The Alocasia azlanii is endemic of Borneo, and is found in a variety of habitats ranging from forest clearings to streamsides and has only recently has been cultivated, which is why it’s so rare and sought after.
New leaves will slowly unfurl and are green with purple veins that turn waxy, deep iridescent green with dark purple veins with a beautiful green outline, and a purple underside.
Fabulous in a terracotta pot on top of a dresser, this interesting houseplant really catches the eye with its stunning looks.
Alocasia Azlanii: 'Red Mambo' Jewel Alocasia is a very rare houseplant, we are lucky to be able to offer it to you. If you’re looking for online houseplants and you see this in stock then grab it while you can!
All Alocasia sometimes lose leaves when moved from one location to another but Jewel Alocasia are very strong plants that will bounce back quickly they just require the right conditions and time to settle to begin growing well again. If unsure or want some plant advice please give us a call.
It’s not tricky to care for, so you don’t need to be a houseplant whizz to have this unusual houseplant in your living room!
If you are giving this as an indoor plant gift, we’ll include a free, handwritten card along with the delivery. Don’t forget to add your message at the basket stage of checkout. We’ll make sure no paperwork is given along with your gift too!
Alocasia Azlanii: Jewel Alocasia 'Red Mambo' care level
The Alocasia azlanii prefers bright indirect sunlight, a well-draining soil mix, and only requires water when to top 2 inches of the soil are dry.
Where should I put it?
Alocasia azlanii: Jewel Alocasia 'Red Mambo' likes a bright spot with partial shade, so not full sun. Alocasia sometimes shed leaves, this is perfectly normal and they grow very quickly again with new leaves suited to the new location.
How should I water it?
This interesting houseplant loves humidity, soil should be kept moist, water when the top 2 inches dry out. Never let this plant dry out!
Does it need feeding?
You can give this plant a liquid feed once a month in spring and summer. Why not try our own vegan, organic plant food?
Is it suitable if I have pets?
No, this houseplant is toxic to cats and dogs.
What size is it?
If you would like more information on caring for houseplants, please have a look at our video here
Our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot