Alocasia sinuata Quilted Dream

$12.99 sales tax

Alocasia Metallica has wide leaves that are dark green on their surface and a metallic black color on the underside with edges that are ruffled and indented plants start out green and turn black with time.

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Plants for sale are Alocasia sinuata Quilted Dream plants

Alocasia sinuata Quilted Dreams has broad green textured leaves that come to a point. Quilted Dreams flowers in the spring or summer, provided the conditions are right. Can be grown indoors in colder climates. Full to partial shade, bright indirect sunlight is best. Prefers high humidity.

Each Alocasia sinuata Quilted Dream plant I offer is Hybridized and grown from tissue cultures to be a disease free exact replica of the mother plant. Plants for sale are between 5-16″ tall.

We recommend using only Bio Spectrum organic Fertilizer located in our store. Ships to the continental United States only.

How to grow Alocasia sinuata Quilted Dream

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Soil requirements and planting instructions for Alocasia sinuata Quilted Dream

First, mix:

  • 50 percent potting soil;
  • 20 percent peat moss;
  • 20 percent orchid bark with charcoal;
  • 10 percent shredded sphagnum moss and a handful of perlite.
Then, place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your alocasia.
Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Soil Ph should be around 5.6-7.0

Plant Care

Additionally, allow soil to dry when using drip irrigation. Do not over water any members of the alocasia family. Generally, a good rule of thumb is to check to soil before watering, if the top layer is dry then you can water the plant.

Light Conditions

When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has bright indirect light, but not direct sunlight.


Feed this heavy feeder every three weeks during the warmer months with a one half-strength fertilizer with a balanced N-P-K ratio or 20-20-20.

Pests and Disease

Pests or diseases are few and far between. When planting to avoid crown rot, stem rot and other fungal diseases keep your alocasia fairly dry.
Alocasia are also referred to as Giant taro, Ape plant, Elephant Ear, Ape flower, Elephant’s Ear Plant, Night-scented Lily, New Guinea Shield, and Taro. Colocasia are generally grown from side shoots vs seeds. There are hundreds of varieties of Alocasia.  Plants will produce large fragrant flowers.
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