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Alocasia Melo


Alocasia Rugosa is also commonly known as Alocasia “Melo”. Melo has very thick, textured leaves. The leaves are so thick and textured that it is often mistaken for a fake plant. The younger leaves start off light green and mature to a darker gray green as they age. The leaves can become quite large.

11 in stock

Do not overwater your Alocasias! Water only when the top inch of the soil feels dry.

Indirect light, mostly shade.

Soft, porous, very well draining soil. Alocasias do not tolerate soggy roots

This is a tropical plant, it does not like temperatures below 50 degrees, and prefers to stay between 60-80 degrees. It can be grown outdoors in the shade in Zones 9-11.