Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'
Alocasia baginda 'Dragon Scale'
Also known as
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7 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Alocasia 'Dragon Scale' Overview
Alocasia 'Dragon Scale' is a tender, rhizomatous, evergreen perennial cultivar in the Araceae family. This tender plant makes a striking visual foliage display. It is frequently grown indoors as a houseplant, doing best when provided with ample humidity. Placement in a bathroom or kitchen, in bright but indirect light is advised, ensure soil is a well-draining mix to prevent waterlogging to the roots. This stunning plant produces large, oval leaves with pointed tips. They have a gorgeous dark metallic green and heavily veined appearance similar to that of a dragon's scales, hence the cultivar name! The underside of the leaves is a paler green shade, with prominent dark veins. It has relatively insignificant flowers which may be borne at any time of the year.
How to harvest Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'
In spring or summer
Special features of Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'
Attractive foliage plant