The Guide to Caring For Your:
Alocasia micholitziana, also known as Alocasia "Frydek", is a popular tropical plant native to Southeast Asia. It is prized for its striking foliage, which features large, glossy leaves with distinctive veins. General Care:
Watering:Alocasia micholitziana prefers evenly moist soil but not waterlogged. Water the plant thoroughly, allowing the top inch of soil to dry out before watering again. Reduce watering in the winter months.
Lighting:This plant requires bright, indirect light but can tolerate some light shade. Direct sunlight may scorch the leaves, so place it near a bright window with sheer curtains.
Humidity:Alocasia micholitziana prefers high humidity. Mist the leaves regularly or place a humidifier near the plant.
Feeding:Fertilize Alocasia micholitziana every 2-4 weeks during the growing season (spring to summer) with a balanced liquid fertilizer.
Pests & Deficiencies:Alocasia micholitziana is susceptible to common houseplant pests such as spider mites and mealybugs. Yellowing leaves can indicate a lack of water, over-fertilization, or too much direct sunlight.