Alocasia Cuprea has a dark red violet under-leaf that are similarly shaped with an elephant ear. This plant’s leaf is stiff and has a velvety texture.
This plant for sale in Manila is was documented by Karl Koch, during his expedition to South-East Asia in 1861.
This Alocasia Cuprea for sale in Manila thrives best in bright indirect sunlight. Avoid putting them in direct sunlight as this might scorch its leaves. Meanwhile, recommended watering schedule is once a week or when the top 2 to 3 inches of the soil has dried out already. This plant is fairly low maintenance and will do well in brightly lit areas in your home. Make sure that excess water also drains out of the pot’s drainage hole to avoid root rot.
Propagating this indoor plant in Manila can be propagated by splitting up its Rhizomes. Make sure you have a disinfected scissors or knife prepared. First off desoil your matured plant and you’ll see multiple offsets or tubers. Shake off any dirt from your plant. Divide and separate the offsets either by hand or with your knife and repot them into a new pot. Care for your cuttings as you would with the mother plant and wait for rooting to take place.
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