Alocasia Sarian Is the Perfect Houseplant for Your Bathroom—Here’s How to Grow It

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Alocasia Sarian Is the Perfect Houseplant for Your Bathroom—Here’s How to Grow It :- Tropical plants like Alocasia Sarian are native to the Philippines and are planted as houseplants in temperate climates. Once believed to be a naturally occurring cross between Alocasia zebrina and Alocasia micholitziana, it is now recognized as a type of giant taro, or Alocasia mycorrhizas.

 

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Alocasia Sarian Is the Perfect Houseplant for Your Bathroom—Here’s How to Grow It

The plant is highly valued for its pale green stems that are striped with deep crimson, as well as its arrow-shaped, white-veined, pointed-edged leaves. Warm, humid weather is ideal for Alocasia Sarian growth. The plant needs acidic, well-drained soil, temperatures between 62°F and 72°F, and bright, indirect sunshine. Alocasia Sarian is poisonous to humans and animals, just like other Alocasia plant species.

 

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Alocasia Sarian Care

 

Light

When grown outside, alocasia sarian thrives in bright, indirect light or in partial shade. Houseplants should be placed a few feet away from a window that faces west or south to shield them from the harsher afternoon sun, or east to get the weaker morning light. Plants should not be exposed to direct sunlight as this can burn their leaves.

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Soil

Aloe vera seeds should be planted in a loose, rich potting mix that has adequate drainage and moisture-retaining peat moss or coco coir. A few handfuls of perlite or orchid bark can be added to the standard houseplant potting mix to improve drainage.

Water

Maintain a level but not very wet soil for Alocas Sargas. Although the soil for these tropical plants is consistently moist, too wet soils can lead to fungal problems such root rot.

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When the soil’s surface is just starting to dry out, add water. Make sure the plant is not submerged in water by emptying saucers and caching pots.

Humidity and Temperature

This humidity-loving jungle plant thrives in environments with humidity levels at or above 50%, which is higher than those seen in typical interior spaces.

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Alocasia sarian can be made into a more humid microclimate by grouping it with numerous other plants, or it can be hydrated by running a humidifier close to the plant.

The ideal temperature range for Alocasia sarian is 60°F to 80°F. The plant can suffer significant harm or perhaps die if it is exposed to 50°F or lower for an extended period of time.

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Fertilizer

During the growing season, give alocasia sarians a balanced liquid fertiliser every two weeks that has been diluted to half strength.

Fertilise the plant as soon as you notice fresh growth, which should happen in late winter or early spring, and keep going until autumn. Don’t fertilise in the winter and autumn.

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Trimming

Aloesasia sarian doesn’t require routine pruning, but it’s a good idea to clip off any dead, yellowing, or damaged leaves as soon as they develop around the base of the plant. When pruning, be sure to remove no more than 25% of the entire leaves on the plant.

The Spread of Alocasia Sarian

By taking basal offsets, or young plants, from a mature species, you can reproduce Alcoa’s Sardine. To propagate, wait until offsets begin to form around the mother plant’s base. When the plant is actively growing, which is in the spring or summer, propagation is an excellent idea.

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Gather water, a sharp, sterile knife, small plant pots for the offsets, and fresh potting mix before you start. Look under the alocasia sarian’s base for any little plants sprouting from the rhizome. Wait to propagate the plant until offsets emerge if none have already.

 

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Should your plant have developed offsets, carefully take it out of its pot and work the dirt around the root ball with your fingers. To remove from the mother plant, find offsets with healthy roots and fully grown leaves.
Keeping the leaves, stem, and roots attached, carefully cut the offset away from the plant’s base using the knife.

Put some potting mix in each pot. Make sure the soil line on the repotted plants falls in the same place as it did on the original plant when planting the offsets and the mother plant in separate pots. Give the plants plenty of water.

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Place the divides in an area that is warm and has indirect, bright light. Continue to evenly moisten the soil. The offsets have established when they show signs of new leaf growth.

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Repot alocasia sarian plants approximately every two years. When roots protrude through the pot’s bottom holes, when roots cover the pot’s surface, or when the plant seems lifeless and doesn’t seem to be growing, it’s time to repot.

 

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Make use of new soil and a pot that is one size bigger than the old one. For alocasia sarian, use plastic or glazed ceramic containers with drainage holes. Terracotta pots should be avoided as they quickly dry out the soil by wicking away moisture.

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