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Alocasia 'Tiny Dancer'

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Tall | Interesting | Extravagant

Generally, Alocasia tends to have very large leaves that grow larger over time - Tiny Dancer, however, keeps its leaves on the smaller side and focuses on growing the stems longer (hence the name 'Tiny Dancer')!

The small, cute leaves grow steadily upwards and outwards. New leaves grow in as the plant matures, filling out its canopy but remaining dedicated to growing each stem as long as possible. 

Propagate easily by placing a cutting into water and allow to root.

Lighting: Bright indirect, no direct

Water: Allow the top two or three inches of the soil to dry out between waterings. Keep soil evenly moist, avoiding any water buildup.

Soil/Potting: Plant in a rich, organic soil in a container with a drainage hole and made of slightly porous material like ceramic. Repot annually or when plant exhibits discoloration without the presence of any mis-watering habits

Fertilize: Monthly with bacterial inoculant recomended for steady growth and to promote flowering

Temperature: Room temp, protect from harsh fluctuations in temperature particularly in the winter. Do not allow to get hot. Keep away from vents.

Toxicity: Contains oxalate crystals which are toxic to humans and pets. 

 

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