Wayne is a MASSIVE Alocasia Wentii! Did you know... The Alocasia Wentii is a hybrid plant which is a plant that has been made by mixing two plants together. This means that Wayne is an extra tough bloke. He is known as a "Hardy' Elephant Ear plant. This is because he is a lot tougher than his other Alocasia buddy's making him a perfect plant for the Autumn and Winter.
Medium Height (including nursery pot) 90cm; pot diameter 24cm.(Fits a 25-30cm pot)
Health benefits- A mood boosting beast!
Pet safe- Mildly toxic if eaten
Lighting for your Alocasia Wentii
Wayne likes a bit of sun mixed with shade. Not too much direct sunlight that will burn his leaves. In the winter move him closer to the window so he can soak up the sun.
Watering your Alocasia Wentii
Humidity for your Alocasia Wentii
Wayne is a tropical plant, he will love a little bit of humidity. Give him a mist every few days or group him together with other houseplants to keep him happy
Fertiliser for your Alocasia Wentii
In the summer months fertilise Wayne every month.
Repotting your Alocasia Wentii
When the roots start to grow out of the bottom of Wayne's pot it's time to repot. Only repot in the summer months. Wayne is already a big size in a big pot so he will be okay for a couple of years.
Alocasia Wentii plant care problems
In the winter Wayne might drop some of his leaves. This can cause alarm but don't worry he becomes dormant in the winter.
- Yellow spots and yellowing leaves can be caused by root rot from prolonged soggy soil.