Alocasia cuprea ‘Red Secret’
2023-24 Holiday Shipping Schedule:
NO SHIPPING THANKSGIVING WEEK. All orders placed between 11/13 and 11/26 will ship on Monday, 11/27.
Monday, 12/11/23, is the last day of online live plant shipping for the season. We will resume shipping in March 2024. The brick and mortar store here in Fort Collins will be open for shopping but the plant section on the website will be on hold until spring. Seeds and soil will continue to ship. Please contact us with questions.
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We recommend planting this plug in our Aroid potting soil.
THIS PLANT SHIPS AS A 1″ FULLY ROOTED STARTER PLANT, AS SHOWN IN THE SECOND PHOTO. It will come wrapped in moss and tucked in a growers pot for safety. The terra cotta pot with the mature plant, shown in the first photo, is not included.
WINTER SHIPPING HAS BEGUN! We diligently check your location’s lows before shipping and will add an insulated liner and heat pack if temps will be below 40 anywhere along the route. This is included in the shipping cost and requires no further action on your part other than placing an order.
- Likes regular water, somewhat drought tolerant, never let the bottom of the pot sit in water! If leaves are turning yellow and falling off, it's likely over-watered.
- Loves humidity
- Grows best in medium to bright indirect light.
- Toxic to pets and humans.
- Skill Level: Intermediate