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The 4″ Alocasia Black Velvet is a beautiful and unique houseplant. Its heart-shaped leaves start out a rich emerald green and darken to near-black as they mature. These leaves have prominent white veins that add to their beauty. The soft fuzzy finish on the leaves really does feel like velvet. This plant is known for its ability to purify the air, so it's great for any home. Its small size makes it a great choice for tabletops or small spaces. With proper care, the Alocasia Black Velvet plant can last for years, making it a wonderful addition to your home.

Light: bright indirect light
Temperature: thrives at 60-85 F
Water: prefers consistently moist soil but not soggy. allow top 1 inch of soil to dry before next watering. water less in the winter months.
Humidity: high*

* To raise the humidity you can:

  • Place the plant in a shallow saucer full of pebbles and add water to the saucer until the pebbles are almost submerged.
  • Use a humidifier.
  • This plant is toxic if ingested. Keep away from pets and small children. May also cause skin irritation.

    Plant comes in a 4″ growers pot. Plant shown is an example of what you will receive, all plants are individuals and we strive to pick out the best for you.

    New to houseplants? Take a look at our beginners guide to get started.  Not sure how to winter a houseplant look no further for some tips & tricks!

    Visit our Houseplant Care section for soils, soil amendments and fertilizers.