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Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'

Alocasia baginda 'Dragon Scale'

Also known as

Alocasia 'DragonScale'

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

80cm

50cm

Min

50cm

7 years to reach maturity

Flowering

This plant has no fragrance

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Alocasia baginda 'Dragon Scale'
Alocasia baginda 'Dragon Scale'
A photo of Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'
A photo of Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'
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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.

Common problems with Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'

How to harvest Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'

Division

In spring or summer

Special features of Alocasia 'Dragon Scale'

Attractive leaves

Attractive foliage plant

Indoor plant

Pot plant