Alocasia longiloba, Alocasia Dragon Scale
Scientific name: Alocasia longiloba
Common name: Alocasia Dragon Scale
This alocasia will grow up to three feet tall. It has long thin green leaves with silver margins. Fertilize once a month during spring and summer, growing season. Alocasias go dormant in winter and the leaves drop. Alsocasias are susceptible to spider mites, check the plant periodically.
- Bright indirect light or shade
- Well drained soil
- Allow top inch of soil to dry out in between watering
* Toxic if ingested by humans or pets. Sap can also be a mild skin irritant.