- Showy Foliage
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Indirect Light)
- Average Watering Needs
- Mature Height 12-24 inches
Bambino Alocasia, also known as the Jewel Alocasia, has to be one of the most beautiful house plants you can grow. With dark green, arrow-shaped leaves and contrastingly bright-colored veins, the Bambino Alocasia will brighten up any indoor space. A smaller alocasia variety native to Southeast Asia.
Best Locations For Growing Bambino Alocasia
Bambino Alocasia is happy to be grown in any room as long as it receives enough light and is protected against any cold draughts or burning sunlight.
Bambino Alocasia Sunlight Requirements
The Bambino Alocasia plant requires a bright spot, although avoid any direct sunlight, especially during the middle of the day, which will scorch the wonderful foliage.
Bambino Alocasia Care
Preferring a high humidity environment, Bambino Alocasia will benefit from regular misting and even placement near a shower from time to time. It prefers a light and free-draining soil mix and should be kept at 60 - 85 °F. Dead leaves can be removed by cutting the stem at the base of the plant.
Watering Bambino Alocasia
Bambino Alocasia requires evenly moist soil at all times. Water regularly, using harvested rainwater if available at room temperature.
Feeding Bambino Alocasia
The Bambino Alocasia plant will benefit from a monthly feed using a houseplant fertilizer from early spring until late summer.
Bambino Alocasia Information
|Light Exposure: Bright Indirect Light
|Care Requirements: Medium
|Watering Requirements: Average - Keep lightly moist. When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.
|Pet Friendly: No
|Kid Friendly: No
|Air Purifier: Moderate
|Growth Rate: Fast
|Mature Height: 12-24 inches
|Mature Spread: 12-24 inches
|Flower Color(s): Yellow
|Flower Shade/Description: Yellow
|Foliage Color(s): Green, Blue
|Foliage Description: Purple Green
|Temperature: 65° - 80°F (18° - 27°C)
|Humidity: Should Not Dip Below 60°F
|Common Name: Bambino Alocasia
|Other Name(s): Bambino
|Scientific Name: Alocasia amazonica 'Bambino'
|Plant Type: House Plant
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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