'Borneo King' is an easy care Alocasia with large, glossy, emerald green, upright leaves that develop ripples as they mature. Planted outdoors in full sun to shade it can quickly reach 4' and over in a single season. Grown in a container indoors in bright indirect to direct light will grow a bit slower. 'Borneo King' loves lots of water and fertilizer. Provide well drained, moist soil, but not soggy. Feed regularly during the growing season with a slow release fertilizer.
~Do Not let Alocasia sit in excess water. Alocasia are prone to rot if left with “wet feet”. Once watered, make sure to drain any extra water.
~Do Not place in full sun. Though some larger varieties can be acclimated to full sun, our Alocasia have been grown under shaded, greenhouse conditions.
~Alocasia are rhizomatous, meaning as they grow they will produce offshoots on short stems at or below the soil line. If you see bulb-like balls [known as corms] in the pot, Do Not remove them as these will grow to become new Alocasia!
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