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Mythic™ Pining for You™ Alocasia Houseplant

  • - 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™ Pining for You™ Alocasia Houseplant
Plant Features

The Mythic™ Pining for You™ Alocasia is an enchanting houseplant known for its distinctive, heart-shaped leaves and tropical allure. This Alocasia variety stands out with its lush green foliage, often marked by striking white or lighter green veining, making it a visually appealing addition to any indoor plant collection.

Caring for the Pining for You™ Alocasia involves replicating its natural, humid, tropical environment as closely as possible. It prefers a well-draining, nutrient-rich soil that retains moisture without becoming waterlogged. Over-watering is a common issue with Alocasia plants and can lead to root rot, so it’s essential to let the soil dry out slightly between waterings. Bright, indirect light is ideal for this plant. Direct sunlight can burn its delicate leaves, while too little light can lead to stunted growth and fewer leaves. An east- or west-facing window typically provides the perfect amount of light.

Temperature consistency is crucial for this tropical plant, which prefers a warm environment free from drafts. A common issue is drooping or yellowing leaves, often due to over-watering, low humidity, or temperature stress. The Pining for You™ Alocasia appreciates high humidity, which can be achieved through regular misting, using a pebble tray, or placing a humidifier nearby. Fertilize with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer, diluted to half strength, 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
Mature Spread 2-3 feet
Habit Upright
Foliage Color Multicolored
Garden Styles Houseplant