The like bright indirect light and only water when soil has dried out a little. Do not allow the soil to dry out. LIGHT Your Golden Alocasia will thrive in bright indirect light. No shipping to quarantine states (WA, NT, TAS). Larger plants, generally those that ship in 8″ pots or with totems, will be topped to 36″ or 48″ overall, depending on the variety, if necessary to facilitate shipping. I couldn't find anybody there to determine if they bring the plant inside for the winter or if it just dies back and regrows in the spring. I have a bit of a soft spot for Alocasia. The large, round green leaves have a long, thin green tail at the terminal end of each leaf. Water your Alocasia Stingray until water runs out of the drain holes every time you see that the top 2 inches of the soil are dry. This plant is grown for its colorful leaves rather than its diminutive flow… 6” Alocasia Stingray shown A beautiful Alocasia with large unusual shaped leaves with a long upturned tail that looks like a stingray. Since alocasia are tropical jungle plants, they need consistent soil moisture. Alocasia Winter Care. If not all the soil feels saturated, water your Alocasia Polly slightly from the top of the soil to help speed up the saturation. A moisture metre will become your best friend. * WATER: In the summer, the plant likes to stay evenly moist. Alocasia can be weird when it comes to watering – I notice this more in my Stingray than Zebrina, but it’s definitely a thing. Ok, don’t tell him I said this but the new leaves are very…winter growthy. This is not a drought-tolerant indoor plant, but it is relatively forgiving if you forget to water it from time to time. Since they’re a hungry plant, add worm castings if you’re likely to forget to fertilise. The Alocasia Stingray is a plant which will add a touch of… This jungle plant needs high humidity. Care Tips: Light: Bright, indirect sunlight. If you want to know how to stop your plants go dormant, I have a whole post on it here. The easiest way to do it is by placing your Alocasia on a tray with pebbles and water. Alocasia Macrorrhiza ‘Stingray’ is rather fast growing and can reach up to 150cm tall. It's important to check the soil of alocasias frequently because they like moist substrate. Oh well. Like, the top fell off. Rinse the leaves and the stems with soapy water, and … Cut back on water in the winter. I bought it for £2.99 because it was growing horizontally out of the pot, but it was doing well – it put out a new leaf and then bloomed. Alocasia 'Stingray' Regular price $ 29.99 Sale. Basically, check your Alocasia regularly, at least weekly, more in summer. Ribbed, emerald green foliage provides a lush tropical effect, perfect near a pond or poolside. Alocasia plants benefit from high humidity. Alocasia are usually situated in a well-draining medium, meaning that standing water could be an issue beneath the pot. Ok, it’s time for to update this. How do you care for Alocasia ‘Stingray’? Make sure to get the underside of the leaves. If any plant is going to get root burn, it’ll probably be your most expensive alocasia. Alocasia Stingray is a medium sized plant with unique green, stingray shaped leaves and striped stems. The new leaves had grown to a funny angle so that when you stood the pot up, the 2 stems were horizontal. The Alocasia Stingray was named after the stingray because of the shape of its leaves. Latest Catalogue ... Water Plants; What is a Parry? The good bit, with all the leaves. It’s been in semi hydro for about a month and was doing well! It’s been in semi hydro for about a month and was doing well! Its long stems have a distinctive pattern. The unique inward curving leaves on long, graceful stems resemble that of a gliding stingray. Alocasia macrorrhiza Stingray Care & Info Guide Light: Thrives best in well lit, bright conditions, however direct sunlight will scorch the leaves. Alocasia can be weird when it comes to watering – I notice this more in my Stingray than Zebrina, but it’s definitely a thing. Commentdocument.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "ad4df08d34336b25ab1153bf61355927" );document.getElementById("f69958769b").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. An excellent container plant for the patio It will now sulk until spring. A nice conversation piece that is easy to grow. Your plant may need a little less water when growth slows in the winter, so keep an eye on the soil during the spring and fall transitions. They are also found in some bodies of fresh water in the Amazon and have even been found growing in manmade lakes. 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