Tiny Dancer makes a wonderful house plant because of its ease of care. In the garden, it makes a great boarder plant since it is so dainty. With its long petioles and petite leaves, this little Alocasia is a must have for any home or garden. It does best in a well-draining soil or planting mix. In the garden, it prefers morning light and afternoon shade. In the house, it prefers a more secluded window spot. A spot where it can get a decent amount of light without any direct sunlight touching its leaves.
Alocasia "Tiny Dancer"
Water Requirements: Requires consistently moist soil that is well drained
Sun Exposure: Part Shade to Shade: It does best with morning sun and afternoon shade. If growing indoors, it prefers diffused light with no direct sunlight touching its leaves.
Height: 12-18 in.
Spacing: 12 in.
Hardiness: Zones 9-11
Danger: All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Propagation Method: By dividing corms, harvesting pups, or cormlets