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Alocasia 'Jacklyn' is a beautiful variety of Alocasia known for its striking foliage and unique appearance. Here are some care tips to help you keep your Alocasia 'Jacklyn' thriving:

1. **Light Requirements**:
   - Alocasia 'Jacklyn' prefers bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight as it can scorch the leaves. It can tolerate medium light conditions but may not grow as vigorously.

2. **Temperature and Humidity**:
   - Keep your Alocasia 'Jacklyn' in a warm environment with temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C). It appreciates higher humidity levels, so misting the leaves regularly or using a humidity tray can help. Protect it from drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

3. **Watering**:
   - Keep the soil evenly moist during the growing season (spring and summer). Water when the top inch of soil feels dry. Reduce watering slightly in winter when growth slows down, but do not let the soil completely dry out.

4. **Soil**:
   - Use a well-draining potting mix that retains some moisture, such as a mixture of peat, perlite, and/or orchid bark. Alocasias prefer slightly acidic to neutral soil pH.

5. **Fertilizing**:
   - Feed your Alocasia 'Jacklyn' every 2-4 weeks during the growing season with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength. Reduce feeding or stop altogether during fall and winter when growth slows down.

6. **Pruning and Cleaning**:
   - Remove any yellow or damaged leaves promptly to promote new growth and maintain plant health. Clean the leaves occasionally with a soft, damp cloth to remove dust and allow better light absorption.

7. **Humidity**:
   - Alocasia 'Jacklyn' appreciates high humidity. You can increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly, using a humidifier, or placing the plant on a humidity tray filled with water and pebbles.

8. **Pest Control**:
   - Keep an eye out for common pests such as spider mites, aphids, and mealybugs. If you notice any pests, treat them promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil, ensuring to treat both the top and underside of leaves.

9. **Repotting**:
   - Alocasia 'Jacklyn' may need to be repotted every 1-2 years as it grows. Choose a pot that is slightly larger than the current one and refresh the potting mix to provide fresh nutrients and adequate drainage.

By following these care tips, you can help your Alocasia 'Jacklyn' thrive and enjoy its stunning foliage in your indoor space.

Alocasia Jacklyn

SKU: Alojack
$22.00Price
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