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Alocasia Tiny Dancer

Plant Daddies of Atlanta

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A newly developed hybrid, the Alocasia tiny dancer looks like something straight out of a Dr. Suess book. Characterized by curved stems and pointy, cup-shaped leaves, the Tiny Dancer is unique compared to other plants in the genus and was named the “most unusual aroid” by the International Aroid Society in 2013. It's a great choice if you're looking for a small, compact plant to add to your collection. This Alocasia reaches just 14 to 20 inches tall at maturity.

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 Common Problems Q&A
Yellowing Leaves
  • Overwatering: Alocasias prefer moist but well-draining soil. Overwatering can lead to root rot, causing yellowing leaves. Ensure the soil dries out slightly between waterings.
  • Underwatering: Alternatively, underwatering can also cause yellowing leaves. Check if the soil is dry and adjust your watering schedule accordingly.
Leaf Dropping
  • Environmental Stress: Sudden changes in temperature or drafts can cause leaf drop. Ensure stable conditions and avoid placing the plant near heating or cooling vents.
  • Repotting Shock: Alocasias may drop leaves temporarily after repotting. Ensure proper care during this adjustment period.
Fungal Issues
  • Leaf Spot: Brown or yellow spots on leaves may indicate fungal infections. Improve air circulation, avoid overhead watering, and treat with a fungicide if necessary.
  • Root Rot: Foul odor from the soil, mushy roots, and yellowing leaves can indicate root rot. Trim affected roots and repot in fresh, well-draining soil.
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Alocasia Tiny Dancer
Alocasia Tiny Dancer

Our hand-made blend is made in small batches and includes high quality components that create well-draining soil to combat root rot while giving your plants the moisture they need. What's more, each bag is enhanced with essential oils to deter pests and add a delightful, subtle fragrance when potting your beloved plants!