Detailed Information About Alocasia Azlanii

Last Updated on July 30, 2022 by Griselda M.

The Alocasia Azlanii is a beautiful, dark purple foliage that has darker edging and purple veins that make the leaves look like a stormy sky.

Alocasia Azlanii is beautiful foliage that has dark purple leaves with darker purple veins. It makes a beautiful addition to any landscape and can be planted in a variety of locations. Alocasia Azlanii has a widespread and the foliage can get up to two feet tall.

This plant is easy to grow, needs minimal care, and will tolerate drought.  You should grow it in full sun or partial shade. The Alocasia Azlanii will bloom in spring and fall continuously if it is not cut back after it blooms.

If you are looking for a plant that has a good amount of foliage and flowers but does not require much maintenance this plant is a perfect choice.

About the Aclocasia Azlanii

The Alocasia Azlanii is a plant native to Brunei. It is a species of flowering plant that is a member of the family Araceae. The Azlanii is one of the 97 Alocasia species known around the world.

Though rare, the plant makes a beautiful tropical houseplant. However, it is important to note that the plant is toxic to pets.

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Description:

This plant grows up to two feet tall. The plant grows into a mound shape with deep green to purple glossy leaves. The leaves are shaped like a fan and have a leathery texture. The edges of the leaves are serrated and are covered in fine hairs.

Alocasia Azlanii Planting Requirements:

Soil

Alocasia Azlanii requires well-drained potting soil. It grows best in average to fertile, well-drained soils.

The ideal soil temperature is about 65 to 75 degrees F. The plant does not tolerate frost. Alocasia Azlanii has been cultivated in gardens for centuries.

Propagation

Alocasia Azlanii can be propagated from seed or by division. Seeds germinate readily and should be sown at least two weeks before the last frost. Sow seeds 1/2 inch deep in a sunny location and keeps moist until germination occurs. Cover lightly with a plastic bag to help create humidity.

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Fertilize

Provide additional fertilizer when the plants begin to grow vigorously. Keep plants evenly moist but do not let them get wet. Fertilize with a 10-10-10 fertilizer once every two weeks.

Watering

Water during dry spells, but avoid over-watering. Once the top two inches of soil are dry then it is time to water again.

Dividing

For best results, divide the plant in spring or fall. Divide the rhizomes in fall by planting each piece three to four inches deep in a pot or flat. Each piece should be three to four inches wide at the top of the root ball and at least two inches wide at the bottom.

Repotting

Repotting the alocasias every two to three years by digging up the plant, loosening the roots, and repotting into a new container using a sphagnum moss mix.

Pests & diseases

There are no pests or diseases associated with this plant.  Aphids and whiteflies may be a problem; spray with insecticidal soap or horticultural oil as needed.

In Conclusion

The Alocasia Azlanii is one of the most beautiful plants you can ever grow.  You will find it to be very easy and rewarding. I have been growing this plant for years, but have never had a problem with it.

It has always done well and has even bloomed in my pots. This is the perfect plant to grow indoors or out. It does not get too big and is not too heavy.

Alocasia Azlanii does not require complicated growing conditions to thrive. It’s one plant you can grow easily with easily available conditions. Use regular potting soil and some fertilizer to nourish the plant.

A good consistent wearing schedule works best for this plant, watering once the top two inches of soil are dry.  As far as pests go, Alocasia Azlanii is generally fine, but may suffer from spider mites, mealybugs, scale, and aphids. If you are interested in growing this plant, why not give it a try?

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alocasia Azlanii?

Alocasia azlanii is a member of the araceae family, and is native to Brunei. It has deep green to purple waxy leaves that are oval-shaped.

How big can Alocasia Azlanii grow?

The Alocasia Azlanii can grow to be up to two feet tall. It can make a beautiful tropical houseplant.

What is the rarest Alocasia?

Alocasia azlanii is a rare plant in cultivation.

Can you propagate Alocasia from leaves?

No, this plant cannot be propagated from leaves but you can propagate it from stem cuttings or seeds. The temperature of the ideal growing environment for Alocasia azlanii is between 65 to 75 degrees F.