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Alocasia Tiny Dancer

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Alocasia Tiny Dancer is a cute hybrid with "dancing" petioles that give it its signature name. It has small, gently ruffled leaves that are all green and like to fan out into a delicate display. A unique hybrid that is great for beginners. 

Note: We do our best to package plants so they arrive healthy and happy. Some leaf drop may occur due to shipping stress. Please contact within 7 days if plant arrives in poor health or doesn't show signs of recovery.

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PLANT INFO:

Registered name: Alocasia Tiny Dancer

Parent lineage: Alocasia brisbanensis × Alocasia odora

Origin: South America

Type: Tropical

Pot Size: 4in

Plant height: Up to 20" tall at full maturity

Bloom info: Lily-like, columnar white and green blooms sporting inedible berries

Fragrant: Yes

Toxic: Yes, if ingested


CARE INFO:

Potting mix: Well-draining soil and bark mix. Repot in Spring every 1-2 years when root bound.

Light: Bright indirect light. South or West facing preferred.

Water: Water when 2-3 inches of soil is dry. 

Temp: Intermediate-warm (60F min night, 85F max day). Will not tolerate temps lower than 55F. 

Humidity: 30-50%+, prefers consistent moderately high humidity when good air flow is provided. Moderately tolerant of lower humidity with adequate watering. 

Fertilizing: Slow release fertilizer (Osmocote recommended) applied at the beginning of Spring. Alternatively, 1/2 strength soluble 20-20-20 fertilizer applied twice monthly starting in Spring-Summer. Fertilizing not recommended unless new growth is observed.