Alocasia Scalprum 'Elephant Ear'
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The Alocasia Scalprum Elephant Ear is a plant that exudes an enigmatic beauty, captivating the hearts of plant enthusiasts with its striking presence. Native to tropical regions, this unique Alocasia variety is known for its exceptional beauty and allure, making it a prized addition to any indoor garden. At Happy Houseplants, we've handpicked these exceptional specimens for their extraordinary shape and quality, ensuring they meet the highest standards of excellence.
This Alocasia Scalprum is a true gem among houseplants, treasured by collectors for its unique and captivating qualities. Its rich, dark green colour is simply mesmerising, with elongated leaves that exhibit intricate textures reminiscent of the forest floor's diverse foliage. What sets this plant apart is the enchanting pink hue that graces the undersides of its leaves, adding a touch of elegance to its overall appearance.
In its compact growth style, the Alocasia Scalprum stands as a botanical masterpiece, making it a rare find among collectors. In its natural habitat, it thrives in the understories of lush rainforests, where it enjoys the perfect balance of shade and dappled sunlight. Here, it coexists with mosses and other low-growing plants, creating an enchanting display of natural beauty.
Caring for the Alocasia Scalprum Elephant Ear is surprisingly straightforward, whether you are an experienced plant enthusiast or just beginning your indoor gardening journey. Here are some essential care tips to ensure its thriving presence in your home:
Light Requirements: The Alocasia Scalprum thrives in bright, indirect light. Place it near a sunny window or provide filtered sunlight to ensure its health and vibrant growth. Avoid exposing it to harsh, direct sunlight, damaging the delicate leaves.
Temperature and Humidity: Maintain room temperatures between 18°C and 24°C (65°F and 75°F) and provide higher humidity levels to mimic its tropical habitat. Regular misting or placing a humidity tray nearby will create an ideal environment for this captivating plant.
Watering: Allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. The Alocasia Scalprum prefers to stay moderately moist but not soggy. Water sparingly during the growing season (spring and summer) and reduce watering in the dormant season (fall and winter) to prevent over-watering.
Soil and Potting: Plant your Alocasia Scalprum in a well-draining potting mix to ensure healthy root development. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and potting soil is suitable for promoting vigorous growth and lush foliage.
Fertilizing: Feed your Alocasia Scalprum with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every four to six weeks during the growing season. This will encourage lush growth and maintain its unique appearance.
Size 14cm x 30cm
In terms of styling, the Alocasia Scalprum Elephant Ear is a captivating addition to any indoor space. These hand-picked specimens, carefully selected for their extraordinary shape and quality by the experts at Happy Houseplants, make stunning focal points in decorative pots, planters, or as part of a dynamic indoor ensemble.
Our Alocasia Scalprum Elephant Ear plants arrive in impeccable condition, ready to infuse your indoor space with a touch of botanical grandeur. These enigmatic beauties are a testament to the beauty and diversity of the plant kingdom, sure to become cherished additions to your indoor garden.
Immerse yourself in the captivating world of the Alocasia Scalprum Elephant Ear and experience the enchanting beauty of this extraordinary plant. For further inspiration and expert advice on caring for your beloved houseplants, we invite you to explore our Houseplant Blog. Whether you're a seasoned plant enthusiast or just beginning your indoor gardening journey, our blog is your trusted resource for cultivating a thriving and enchanting indoor garden.
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Our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot, ready to be showcased in your preferred decorative container.