Latin Name: Alocasia 'Dark Star'
Description: Alocasia 'Dark Star' is a large, beautiful variety of this popular aroid tropical features massive, stunning heart shaped bright emerald green leaves on sturdy, upright deep dark purple stems. In prime conditions, this plant can reach up to 6 ft. high with leaves that can reach up to 5 ft. wide! These plants thrive in temperatures between 18 and 25 degrees Celsius, and go through a period of dormancy in the winter where they will need significantly less water. A relatively easy to care for plant with a big personality!
Watering: Water when the top two inches of soil are dry. Usually every 2 weeks in the summer, usually more like once a month during the winter.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun or Shade: Bright, indirect light.
Difficulty level: Moderate
GUARANTEE: Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. agrees to replace once at no charge, any tree, shrub or evergreen purchased at regular retail price, which fails to grow in the first year from date of purchase.
Roses are guaranteed for the duration of the first growing season (from Spring to Fall) from the date of purchase.
Plants purchased on sale are guaranteed to the sale price only.
In no case shall Peter Knippel Nursery Inc. be liable for more than the amount of the original purchase price.
NOT COVERED: The guarantee does not apply to annuals, tropicals, houseplants, perennials, above-ground planters, sod, bulbs, seeds, customer plants which have been transplanted or ‘final sale’ items. Roses are not guaranteed over the winter months.
We do not guarantee against losses due to vandalism, theft, mechanical or chemical injury, animal damage, pest damage, neglect, improper care or severe weather conditions beyond our control.
CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITY: The purchaser agrees to follow proper planting, maintenance, watering frequency and winter protection.
If replacement is necessary, the customer is responsible for presenting the failed plant material and the original purchase invoice.