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Mythic™ Nessie™ Alocasia Houseplant

Your price: $23.99
  • - Pet Safe: No
  • - Care Level: High
  • - Space Required: 3 feet
  • - Thrives In Rooms With: East or West facing windows
  • - Each 5-Inch Pot contains 1 Mythic Nessie Alocasia Houseplant
Plant Features

The Mythic™ Nessie™ Alocasia is a captivating and unique houseplant, part of the diverse Alocasia family known for its stunning foliage. This variety stands out with its large, wavy-edged leaves that are often a lush, deep green, creating a dramatic visual impact in any indoor space.

Caring for the Mythic™ Nessie™ Alocasia requires attention to its tropical origins. It prefers a rich, well-draining soil that allows for adequate moisture retention without becoming soggy. Over-watering can be detrimental, leading to root rot, so it's important to allow the top layer of soil to dry out slightly between waterings. This plant thrives in bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can scorch its leaves, while insufficient light may cause leggy growth. An east- or west-facing window is ideal, offering ample light without the harsh intensity of direct midday sun.

Consistent warm temperatures are preferred, with care taken to avoid cold drafts or sudden temperature changes. The Mythic™ Nessie™ Alocasia is sensitive to low humidity and benefits from increased humidity levels, which can be achieved through regular misting, a pebble tray, or a room humidifier. Fertilize with a diluted, balanced fertilizer every four to six weeks during the growing season.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight Indirect, Bright - within 2-3' of a window
Watering Needs Allow the top of the soil to dry before watering
Fertilizer Every 4-6 weeks
Humidity Level High (a humidifier must be in the room)
Temperature 65-75 F
Care Level Expert (plants need experienced parents)
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category Tall
Habit Upright
Foliage Color Green
Garden Styles Houseplant