The Alocasia Purple Sword is a stunningly unique houseplant with dark green leaves and deep purple undersides. Named for the foliage that resembles a sword-like shape, this indoor plant also features leaves with wavy edges that point upwards. This is a standout plant from the Alocasia genus can astonishingly flower under the right conditions.
Size: 4” (pot diameter)
Scientific Name: Alocasia Lauterbachiana Purple Sword
Origin: Rainforests of Southeast Asia
Care: Enjoys a moderately lit spot with zero direct sun. Water once the top 1” of soil becomes dry.
Enjoys: Extra humidity
Temp: 60-80° F
Growth: Leaves can get to 2 feet and the plant can reach nearly 4 feet. Growth can wane in winter months.
Level of Simplicity: Moderate, some experience recommended
Toxicity: Considered toxic upon ingestion (to cats, dogs, humans)
- Being that each live plant is completely unique, the plant you receive may vary slightly in size, shape, appearance.
- Shipped as shown, in nursery growing container. ‘Care Cards’ with detailed information will be sent electronically!