If you're a fan of stingrays and all things in the sea, but you love plants. Frank is the plant for you, he has Stingray shaped leaves to remind you of that time you dreamed about the Maldives.
Small Height (including nursery pot) 40cm; pot diameter 14cm.(Fits a 15-17cm pot)
Health benefits- Can improve sense of well being
Pet safe- Mildly toxic if eaten
Lighting for your Alocasia
Frank likes medium to bright indirect light. He doesn't like too much direct light as this will burn his leaves. He will also tolerate shade and low light conditions but, he does need a chance to get some sunshine throughout the day.
Watering your Alocasia Plant
Humidity for your Alocasia Plant
Frank likes room humidity to be around 60%. Normal room humidity is around 40-50%. To increase humidity you can use a Humidifier, place Frank next to other houseplants or you can fill a saucer with pebbles and water, place Frank on top of this.
What fertiliser should I use for my Alocasia
From March to August give Frank some houseplant fertiliser every two weeks when watering.
Repotting your Alocasia
When the roots start to grow out of the bottom opening of the pot, it is time to put Frank into a larger pot. For soil, we recommend a good draining soil.
Alocasia Stingray plant care problems
Overwatering and soggy soil can be a killer causing root rot and yellowing leaves.
- Browning leaves, not enough humidity or water is too hard. Use rainwater or distilled.