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Mythic™ Quicksilver™ 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 Quicksilver Alocasia Houseplant
Plant Features

The Mythic™ Quicksilver™ Alocasia is a striking houseplant, recognized for its unique, arrow-shaped leaves that make a bold statement in any interior space. This particular Alocasia variant is known for its silver-green foliage that shimmers like quicksilver, often accompanied by pronounced, dark green veining. This combination gives it an almost metallic appearance, making it a highly sought-after plant for enthusiasts and collectors.

Care for the Mythic™ Quicksilver™ Alocasia involves creating an environment that closely mimics its native tropical habitat. It flourishes in a well-draining, nutrient-rich soil mixture that can retain moisture but does not become waterlogged. Over-watering is a common issue with Alocasia and can lead to root rot, so it's important to allow the soil to dry out somewhat between waterings. This plant prefers bright, indirect light; direct sunlight can damage its leaves, while insufficient light may lead to leggy growth. East- or west-facing windows are generally ideal, providing the necessary light without the harshness of direct sun.

This Alocasia variety is sensitive to temperature changes and prefers a consistently warm environment without exposure to cold drafts. Yellowing leaves are often a sign of over-watering, low humidity, or temperature stress. High humidity is beneficial for the Mythic™ Quicksilver™ Alocasia, and can be achieved through regular misting, a pebble tray, or using a humidifier. During the growing season, fertilize with a diluted, balanced fertilizer every four to six weeks.

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 2-4 feet
Habit Upright
Foliage Color Green
Garden Styles Houseplant