Alocasia Macrorrhiza - Stingray Plant

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The Alocasia Stingray is such an interesting specimen, theatrical foliage curls outward, creating a spoon shaped leaf. This plant gets its name from the pointed tail that reaches out from each leaf, and curls around as if attempting to hook onto something. Zebra striped stalks are equally as impressive, this plant is sure to be a talking point in your home. 


Natively grown in tropical rainforests of Asia, this plant loves hot, damp environments. In the wild, its leaves can stretch up to 1 meter in width. 

 

Delivery: Dublin Only

Care

Light: 

This plant will thrive best in a bright, well-lit space. Avoid long periods of time in low lighting, and equally intense direct light. 



Watering: 

Water little and often. Keep the soil moist and avoid letting it dry out completely. This plant loves humidity and warm temperatures. 


Tips:  

This plant can grow up to 2 ft tall, however it can go dormant in the winter time and drop a few leaves. 


Toxicity  

Keep away from nibbling kids or pets as Alocasia are toxic if ingested.

Sizing

Your Alocasia Stingray currently lives in a (17cm diameter, 14cm height) nursery pot. 

They're 70cm in height (Pot base to leaf tip). 

They can reach a height of 1-1.2m with the right care and attention.