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Posted 1M ago by @MeekTauhinu

Looking for best advice on caring for this plant. This i...

0ft to light, indirect
5โ€ pot with drainage
Last watered 4 days ago
@MeekTauhinu the Polly is one of my favorite Alocasia. The white veins against the dark glossy leaves ๐Ÿ˜ oh, sorry, I was having a moment lol
These guys are really not very fussy plants. Keep it out of direct sunlight so their foliage doesn't get burned. They can handle short periods of drought in the winter if you forget to water but I don't suggest making it a habit, especially during the warmer weather when it's actively growing. Try to keep the soil evenly moist but not soggy. It does NOT handle the cold well at all (I mean, it is a tropical plant lol). With that being said, it loves humidity. If you have a really bright bathroom that gets lots of sun from an east window that's the perfect place for it. If the leaves start curling or the edges of them are crispy it likely needs more humidity. On the flip side of that coin, if they turn yellow and/or are soft, you're likely over-watering. DO NOT use neem oil on the foliage. I did one time and mine went from being as full as yours is to having 3 leaves literally overnight and those 3 were damaged.
Hope this helps and Good Luck ๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ’š
@Lifeis2short Thank you! Great
@MeekTauhinu you are most welcome ๐Ÿ˜Š