This highly collectible species is prized for it's copper-metallic iridescent, unusually shaped leaves that have purple undersides. One of the plants that always gets a reaction from visitors to our store.
A slow growing plant that is native to Borneo and quite rare in the wild, the Alocasia Cuprea can grow to approximately 1 metre high and 0.8 metres wide. Enjoys the tropical climate and does well on a patio as well as indoors as a potted houseplant.
Medium to bright indirect light. Avoid direct sun.
About once a week. Allow the first several cm of soil to dry between watering, but do let the soil completely dry out.
Lightly once a month (1/2 strength).
Large - 18 cm diameter nursery pot with our premium tropical potting soil mix