Jacques, the Alocasia ‘Stingray’
Meet Jacques! A daring deep sea salvage diver, he lives for finning through the bones of a shipwreck, exploring hidden chambers and coming face-to-face with undisturbed treasures. Shadowy figures of barracuda and tarpon slide across sunken sailing vessels as Jacques descends through shafts of sunlight. He savors the thrill of each new dive, wondering what nautical artifacts he’ll find, hoping that he is not found first by a hungry sea creature!
We recommend planting this plug in our regular potting soil.
This plant ships as a 2″ 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.
If you order multiple plants, we put them together in one pot so they stay moist and insulated. If you think we haven’t sent the full order, please take out the plants from the pot first to count them.
- Likes regular water, somewhat drought tolerant, never let the bottom of the pot sit in water! Let the soil dry to the touch before watering. If leaves are turning yellow and falling off, it's likely over-watered.
- Grows best in medium to bright indirect light.
- Wipe leaves with a damp cloth when they become dusty.
- Toxic to pets and humans.
- Skill Level: Beginner