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Alocasia Longiloba

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What To Expect

You will receive a healthy plant that meets our strict quality standards in a nursery pot size of your choosing. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos. We offer a plant health guarantee on all of our plants! Please see our Shipping Policy and Refund Policy for more information. We also include shipping heat packs at no charge as needed during cold weather. Still have questions? Check out our FAQ or Contact Us!

Description

First found in the early-mid 1800s in Southeast Asia, the Alocasia Longiloba features arrow shaped leaves longer and skinnier than most Alocasia with white margins and veins that stand out atop of its dark foliage. This plant appreciates high levels of humidity and moderate to bright indirect light. 

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Alocasia Longiloba 
  • Family: Araceae 
  • Native Range: Southeast Asia

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care: Moderate 
  • Light: Moderate to Bright, indirect light. Avoid direct light.
  • Water: Keep soil moist, but not soggy
  • Humidity: High
  • Temperature: 55-85F. Avoid cold drafts.
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
  • Feeding: Fertilize every three weeks during the warmer months with a one half-strength fertilizer
  • Propagation: Root division in spring or early summer
  • Pests: Look out for mealybugs, spider mites, aphids
  • Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets.