The Guide to Caring For Your:
Alocasia Lauterbachiana, also known as the 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer' Alocasia, is a stunning tropical plant native to Southeast Asia. Here is a comprehensive care guide to keep your Alocasia Lauterbachiana healthy and thriving: Description: Alocasia Lauterbachiana is a compact tropical plant that has glossy green leaves with prominent red veins. Its leaves can grow up to 10 inches long and 8 inches wide and sit on long petioles that add an additional 6-12 inches of height to the plant.
Watering:Alocasia Lauterbachiana prefers moist soil but not waterlogged. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering your plant. Water your plant thoroughly until water drains from the bottom of the pot. In the winter months, reduce watering to once a week.
Lighting:This plant prefers bright, indirect light but can also tolerate low light conditions. Avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves and cause leaf drop.
Humidity:Alocasia Lauterbachiana prefers a humid environment. Misting the leaves regularly or placing the plant on a pebble tray can help increase humidity levels.
Feeding:During the growing season (spring to fall), feed your Alocasia Lauterbachiana every 4 weeks with a balanced liquid fertilizer. In the winter months, reduce feeding to once every 8 weeks.
Pests & Deficiencies:Alocasia Lauterbachiana is susceptible to mealybugs, spider mites, and scale insects. Keep an eye out for yellowing leaves, which can indicate a nutrient deficiency.