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Alocasia X 'Chantrieri,' a plant that embodies the allure of the tropics with its enchanting and striking appearance. Known as the Black Velvet Alocasia, this unique variety features velvety, heart-shaped leaves that are a deep shade of almost black, creating an air of mystery and sophistication. With its distinct beauty and elegant presence, the 'Chantrieri' is a true masterpiece of nature that adds a touch of drama and intrigue to any indoor space.
* You will receive ONE (1) 4" plant in nursery pot, unless stated otherwise. Refer to our FAQ for more information.
Alocasia X 'Chantrieri' Hybrid Plant Care
Keep the soil evenly moist, but not soggy. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry, and ensure proper drainage to prevent overwatering.
Provide bright, filtered light for optimal growth. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. A spot near a window with indirect light is ideal.
Provide bright, filtered light to maintain the deep coloration of the leaves. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. A spot near a window with indirect light is ideal.
Use a well-draining, peat-based potting mix that retains some moisture. A blend of peat moss, perlite, and potting soil is suitable.
Alocasia X 'Chantrieri' thrives in higher humidity levels. Increase humidity by misting the plant, using a humidity tray, or placing a humidifier nearby.
Feed the plant with a balanced, diluted liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Avoid fertilizing in the dormant season.