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Alocasia baginda is a tropical, evergreen perennial plant also known as "Elephant Ear". Here is a comprehensive guide for its care: Description: Alocasia baginda is a large plant that features distinctive, heart-shaped leaves with bold green and white veins. The leaves can grow up to 2 feet long, making it a striking addition to any room or outdoor space.
Watering:Alocasia baginda is sensitive to over-watering, so it's important to allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering again. Water thoroughly, and make sure to drain any excess water from the saucer to prevent root rot.
Lighting:Alocasia baginda prefers bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves, so place it near a bright window with filtered light.
Humidity:Alocasia baginda prefers high humidity, so misting the leaves regularly or placing a humidifier near the plant can help. You can also place the plant on a tray filled with pebbles and water to create a humid environment.
Feeding:Alocasia baginda should be fed with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every two weeks during the growing season (spring to autumn). Reduce feeding to once a month in the winter when the plant goes dormant.
Pests & Deficiencies:Alocasia baginda is susceptible to pests such as spider mites and mealybugs, as well as deficiencies such as yellowing leaves, which can be a sign of over-fertilization or a lack of magnesium. To treat pests, use a pesticide or soap solution. For deficiencies, use a fertilizer specifically formulated for the issue.