Alocasia Polly African Black Shield Plant
Bring exotic looks to your home and outdoor containers with Polly African Black Shield Plant, Alocasia. A fun plant, it brings high drama with its large black leaves with prominent veins.
Outdoors in prefers a shady spot, out of direct sunlight. Indoors give in direct bright light.
Toxic to pets.
Plant in well-draining, good potting soil. Plants prefer bright, indirect light, with no direct sun. Fertilize plants when they are actively growing, usually April through August, following fertilizer manufacturer’s directions. Water consistently, keeping plants evenly moist. Plants will require less water during fall and winter months. This plant likes high humidity. To add humidity, place plants on a bed of wet pebbles or mist occasionally. Plants prefer warm temperatures and should not be moved outdoors until night temperatures are at lease 65 degrees or more.