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Alocasia Cucullata in stone ceramic

Tender Perennial

What is Tender Perennial?

Glossy heart-shaped foliage

Supplied in either a white, grey or slate coloured ceramic pot

Calming contemporary and elegant

Easy to grow

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Description How to Grow Delivery

Create tropical tranquility in your home or office with this lush, elegant houseplant. Also known as Buddha’s hand, Alocasia cucullata is said to bring good luck, and is often planted outside Buddhist temples in its native ranges in Southeast Asia. This easy-to-grow Alocasia boasts glossy, deep green heart-shaped leaves, which are held on slender, graceful stems. Including an attractive ceramic pot, this calming exotic makes the perfect gift for a friend or yourself! Height: 90cm (36in). Spread: 45cm (18in).

1 x 14cm Potted Plant (KF0159)

Place your Alocasia in a bright spot with plenty of natural light but not in direct sunlight. This rainforest plant enjoys humidity, so a bathroom or kitchen windowsill is ideal. Avoid draughts and rotate occasionally to ensure even growth. Water regularly as the compost surface begins to dry out to keep moist but not saturated; allowing any excess to drain away. The plant will also enjoy being misted. Feed monthly during spring and summer with a balanced liquid houseplant feed. Reduce watering in winter, allowing the top of the compost to mostly dry out. Trim off faded leaves from the base.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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