Alocasia Cuprea
January 12, 2023

Alocasia Cuprea, also known as the “Copper African Mask,” is a tropical plant native to Southeast Asia. It is known for its large, glossy, dark green leaves that have a copper or bronze undertone.

Here are some tips for caring for Alocasia Cuprea:

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A happy sun How much light does a Alocasia Cuprea need?

Alocasia Cuprea prefers bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can scorch its leaves, so it’s best to place it near a window that receives filtered light or under dappled shade.

3 Drops How to water a Alocasia Cuprea ?

Alocasia Cuprea likes to be consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Water the plant when the top inch of soil is dry to the touch. It’s a good idea to use a moisture meter to check the soil moisture level, as over watering can cause root rot. Avoid letting the plant sit in water.

Pot of vitamins How to fertilize a Alocasia Cuprea ?

Alocasia Cuprea benefits from regular fertilization during the growing season. Use a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks.

A cloud representing the humidity What’s the ideal humidity for a Alocasia Cuprea ?

Alocasia Cuprea prefers high humidity, so it’s a good idea to mist the leaves regularly, especially during the dry winter months. You can also place a tray of water near the plant to increase humidity.

Notebook Other Alocasia Cuprea care tips

Soil: Alocasia cuprea prefers well-draining, moist soil. A mix of peat moss, perlite and orchid bark or compost can work well.

Temperature: Alocasia cuprea prefers temperatures between 15-24°C. Keep the plant away from drafts and cold windows.

Pruning: Remove any dead or yellowing leaves as they appear to keep the plant looking its best.

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