The deeply veined, glossy foliage of the Alocasia ‘Mirror Face’ certainly deserves its “rare title.” The foliage has a very distinct mirror-like appearance hence its name. Like most Alocasias, this plant requires high humidity! The deep color and brilliant veining make this plant a must-have.
Grow Pot Size: 4” Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 10-14” Plant Care Level: Medium to Difficult
The corms of the Alocasia can easily be split and propagated to make several Alocasia baby plants.
Alocasia ‘Mirror Face’ Care Tips
Other Common Names: Quilted Dreams, Jewel Alocasia
Binomial Name:Alocasia sinuata
Care Level: Medium to difficult
Light: Bright, indirect light
Water: Keep the soil evenly moist
Pet Friendly: No
The Alocasia ‘Mirror Face’ Story
Where is it from? The Alocasia can be found growing along streams and marshes of tropical rainforests, in South Asian, Pacific Islands and Eastern Australia.
Who is the Alocasia ‘Mirror Face’? The Alocasia is a striking beauty with its mirror-like foliage. The deep color and brilliant veining make this plant a must-have. The Alocasia belongs to the Araceae family. This family boasts 97 species belonging to the Alocasia genus.
Good For You! The Alocasia boasts strikingly detailed foliage that boosts your overall mood. The unique patterns of a natural wonder is eye-catching.
Is the Alocasia ‘Mirror Face’ the right plant for me?
This plant is a fast-growing beauty. It does require weekly check-in, to ensure it continues to grow. If you can commit to checking weekly to keep the soil evenly moist then this plant is easy to care for!
Pet-friendly: Unfortunately, Alocasia plants are not friendly. We always recommend keeping your plant away from curious pets and children.
Location Suggestions: We suggest placing this plant high up on a shelf where it can receive plenty of bright indirect light. Try this beauty out in your living room, bedroom, or bathroom.
Bright indirect light. Leaves are sensitive and can burn easily from direct light or hot temperatures. Alocasias will move their leaves towards the light in undesirable low light levels.
Prefers evenly damp-moist soil. Alocasias will begin to droop when they require more water.
This can be done every 12-18 months. Choose a pot that is 2” larger in diameter than the original pot.
Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.
Average from 65°F - 75°F
Follow a monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.
Gently wipe down with a damp cloth to remove dust. Remove yellowing leaves right away.
Rotate your plant every time you water to encourage even growth. Propagate through divison or separating corms.
General Information About Your Plant
South East Asia, South Pacific Islands, and Eastern Australia.
The leaves are a hardy, unique feature that are different for each Alocasia.