Alocasia 'Silver Dragon' is grown for the foliage, this unusual cultivar can be hard to source. It is popular with aroid enthusiasts!
What you are buying: One plug plant ready to pot into a 9cm pot that will need growing on in the pot before repotting.
- This easy to grow perennial plant likes full to half sun with well-draining soils
- Hardy down to 5C
- In winter bring into a frost-free environment
Partial Shade - At least 4–6 hours of dappled sun.
Grows up to 1m in height with a 0.8m spread. Takes 10 years to reach maturity.
Fertile Loam – The soil type that we all love! It contains silt, sand and clay.
Sandy – Large particles that feel dry and gritty and can't hold water.
Clay – The smallest soil particles which retain water well and feels sticky when wet and smooth when dry.
This plant will not survive cold temperatures.
All parts of these plants are likely to cause harm if ingested, the plant tissues contain needle-shaped calcium oxalate crystals known as raphides. These cause a burning sensation in humans and can lead to edema, it's recommended to keep these plants out of reach of children and pets who might nibble!