Alocasia Reginula (aka Black Velvet)


Beautiful dark velvet leaves are the standout highlights of Alocasia Black Velvet.  Another highly sought-after Alocasia / Elephant ear.  Alocasia Black Velvet is a smaller tropical plant that loves warm, moist areas and does well indoors.


Black Velvet is a dwarf Alocasia and has dark, almost black leaves, adorned with brilliant silvery-white veins and velvety look makes for a strikingly beautiful plant. The underneath colour throws off a purple tone. Flowers are produced throughout the year when growing conditions are favourable.


This Alocasia Black Velvet requires high humidity for good growth. Choose a location with partial to full shade and organic-rich, well-drained soil and avoid cold temperature. Alocasia prefers well-drained soil on the drier side - like a succulent let the soil dry out a little between watering.


Growing Condition

Light: Thrives best in well lit, bright conditions. Avoid direct sunlight.

Water: Keep soil moist between watering

Soil: Well-drained potting mix with peat or organic matter

Humidity:  High humidity. Stand on a pebble tray to improve humidity

Toxic to Pets: Yes


** Note: Alocasia have a dormant period where leaves will fade and die so do not be alarmed when this happens. During this period, the plants will require less water, so simply moisten the soil from time to time.


$20 in 95 mm pot

Alocasia Reginula (aka Black Velvet)

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