Alocasia "Pink Dragon"
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Alocasia Pink Dragon, also known as Alocasia erythrorhiza ‘Pee Wee’, is a spectacular foliage plant that will grow to three feet in height and width. The leaves are dark green with red veins running up the centre, giving it its common name “Pink Dragon.”
There are a number of plants that are referred to scientifically as Alocasia and are considered a popular species. Despite its beauty, the plant is easy to maintain and simple to care for, so it gets extra points for its simplicity. However, it has the drawback that it is highly toxic, so you must take care that anyone who uses it does not ingest it or mishandle it in any way.
The Alocasia Pink Dragon, like many other plants, is sensitive to the amount of light it receives.Water moderately, allowing the top of the soil to dry out between waterings.Alocasia Pink Dragon need soil that is rich in organic matter and drains well.18 - 30°CThe Alocasia Pink Dragon requires a balanced fertilizer for best growth. Feed only after watering thoroughly.
Here are a few guidelines for keeping your alocasia pink dragon happy:
Keep soil moist but not wet, as overwatering can lead to root rot or leaf spot. Make sure that there is good air circulation in the area where you keep your plant so that it doesn’t get too muggy.
It is important to make sure that the soil stays moist, but not wet. Overwatering can lead to root rot or leaf spot so if it starts getting a little dry in your area, add some water. Make sure there is good air circulation around where you keep your plant and don’t put other plants close by–too much moisture will cause them both problems!
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