Mythic™ Quicksilver™ Alocasia Houseplant
Mythic™ Quicksilver™ Alocasia Houseplant

Mythic™ Quicksilver™ Alocasia Houseplant

Price: 25.99

- 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.
Plant Characteristics
Mature Height: 2-4 feet
Mature Spread: 2-3 feet
Habit: Upright
Foliage Color: Green
Garden Styles: Houseplant
Pet Friendly: No
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)
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