Alocasia 'Black Velvet'

Product image 1Alocasia 'Black Velvet'
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Regular price £26.00

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The Alocasia 'Black Velvet' is a striking Type 3 plant, celebrated for its lush, dark, velvety leaves that create a dramatic visual effect. The contrasting white veins add to its unique and luxurious appearance.

Good to Know

  • Light: Prefers bright, indirect light but must be protected from harsh direct sunlight.
  • Water: Keep the soil consistently moist, allowing the top layer to dry slightly between waterings.
  • Temperature: Thrives in warm, stable temperatures; avoid exposure to cold drafts.
  • Humidity: High humidity levels are essential for its velvety foliage.
  • Soil: Requires a well-draining, rich potting mix.
  • Growth: Known for its slow to moderate growth and compact size, suitable for small spaces.
  • Origin: Part of the Alocasia family, native to tropical rainforests in Southeast Asia.

Who's it for?

The Alocasia 'Black Velvet' is perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of exotic plants. Its unique appearance and compact size make it a fascinating choice for adding elegance and a tropical feel to any indoor space.

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Plant Size Chart

Check out the breakdown of pot sizes that each of our sizing options represent across our range of plants, if you need to know the specifics for your chosen plant, please feel free to contact us at



Pot Diameter (cm)


5.0 - 6.5


7.0 - 10.0


10.5 - 15.5


16.0 - 22.0


22.5 +