This rare beauty is called Alocasia baginda ‘Dragon Scale’. This stunning Alocasia is beloved for its unique, highly textured leaves that resemble what many imagine dragon scales might look like. It is a relatively compact plant which makes it perfect for small spaces. As you can imagine, this Alocasia is a favorite among houseplant lovers and collectors alike which can mean it is often hard to find and can come at a hefty price.
Thrives in partial light. Can tolerate low light conditions. Not suited for direct sun.
Requires regular watering and soil should not be allowed to dry out. Allow the top 1 to 2 inches of soil to dry out between waterings and then water thoroughly.
Sick Plant Signs
Yellow leaves, wet potting mix: Overwatering
Leaf drop: Lack of moisture and humidity
Drooping, leaf curl: Not receiving enough light, water, or humidity