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Alocasia Calidora Dwarf - Plant

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Original price ₹ 930
Original price ₹ 930
Original price ₹ 930
Current price ₹ 279
₹ 279
Current price ₹ 279
Please Select Size: In Pot - 5" (13 cm) | Height - upto 1' (30 cm)
  • Delivery charges: ₹79 for entire order
  • Delivery time: 2-4 days
  • Delivery limited to Pune/PCMC

Synonyms: Alocasia

Product Highlights:
  • Gorgeous Alocasia Calidora Dwarf - Plant  in a 5 inch (15 cm) pot
  • Known for its striking red and green foliage
  • Easy to care for and perfect for beginners
  • Adaptable to various light conditions
  • Great for enhancing indoor decor or gifting


The Alocasia Plant, also known as the African Mask Plant or Elephant Ear Plant, is an eye-catching and exotic foliage plant native to tropical regions of Asia. Its large, arrowhead-shaped leaves with unique patterns have made it a sought-after choice among plant enthusiasts.

Grow Instructions:

Plant your Alocasia in well-draining potting soil and provide it with bright, indirect sunlight. Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged, allowing the top inch to dry out between waterings. Alocasias thrive in indoor temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C).

Care Instructions:

1. Water: Water your Alocasia  when the top inch of soil feels dry. Avoid overwatering to prevent root rot.
2. Light: Indirect or filtered sunlight is best. Avoid direct sun exposure.
3. Fertilization: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
4. Pruning: Trim yellow or damaged leaves to encourage healthy growth.
5. Repotting: Repot every 2-3 years to refresh the soil and provide room for growth.
6. Pests: Alocasia  is generally resistant to pests, but occasional mealybugs or spider mites can be treated with neem oil.


The Alocasia Plant has versatile uses:

  • Ornamental: Elevate the aesthetics of your home or office with its striking and exotic foliage.
  • Tropical Ambiance: Create a tropical ambiance in your indoor spaces with this impressive plant.
  • Indoor Focal Point: Make it a stunning focal point in your living room, hallway, or office.

Fun Facts

1. "Alocasia Black Velvet: The Elegance of Darkness"

Introducing the Alocasia Black Velvet plant in its 5-inch (13 cm) pot – a striking beauty that brings a touch of dark sophistication to your indoor garden.

2. "Alocasia Black Velvet: A Plant Fit for Royalty"

The Alocasia Black Velvet plant, snug in its 5-inch pot, exudes an air of regal charm. Elevate your space with this lush, velvety gem that demands attention.

3. "Alocasia Black Velvet: Nature's Own Work of Art"

Experience the natural masterpiece that is the Alocasia Black Velvet in a 5-inch pot. Its dark, velvety leaves are like a living canvas, adding intrigue to your home decor.

4. "Alocasia Black Velvet: Bold and Beautiful"

For those who crave drama in their plant collection, the Alocasia Black Velvet, potted at 5 inches, is a bold and beautiful choice. Make a statement with this charismatic plant.

5. "Alocasia Black Velvet: A Gift of Dark Delight"

Searching for a unique gift? The Alocasia Black Velvet in a 5-inch pot is a captivating present that will enchant your loved ones with its lush, dark allure.


What is the Alocasia Black Velvet Plant in a 5-inch (13 cm) Pot?

The Alocasia Black Velvet Plant in a 5-inch (13 cm) pot is a striking indoor plant known for its unique appearance. It belongs to the Alocasia genus and is characterized by its velvety, dark green to black leaves. This plant is a favorite among plant enthusiasts for its elegant and exotic look.

How do I care for my Alocasia Black Velvet Plant?

To care for your Alocasia Black Velvet Plant, place it in bright, indirect sunlight. It prefers well-draining soil, and you should water it thoroughly but allow the top inch of the soil to dry out before the next watering. Maintain humidity levels by misting the plant or using a humidity tray. Fertilize it every 4-6 weeks during the growing season to encourage healthy growth.

Can I keep my Alocasia Black Velvet Plant outdoors?

Alocasia Black Velvet Plants are typically kept indoors as they prefer stable temperatures and protection from direct sunlight. However, they can be placed in shaded outdoor areas during warm and humid weather.

How often should I repot my Alocasia Black Velvet Plant?

Repot your Alocasia Black Velvet Plant every 2-3 years or when it outgrows its current pot. Choose a slightly larger container and well-draining potting mix to accommodate its root growth.

Is the Alocasia Black Velvet Plant toxic to pets?

Yes, the Alocasia Black Velvet Plant is toxic to pets if ingested. To ensure your pets' safety, keep the plant out of their reach.

Can I propagate my Alocasia Black Velvet Plant?

Yes, you can propagate Alocasia Black Velvet Plants through division. Separate the offsets or "pups" from the main plant and pot them in separate containers.

How can I prevent common pests on my Alocasia Black Velvet Plant?

To prevent common pests like spider mites and aphids, regularly inspect your plant. If you notice any infestations, treat the plant with a mild insecticidal soap or neem oil.

What temperature is ideal for my Alocasia Black Velvet Plant?

Alocasia Black Velvet Plants prefer temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C). Avoid exposing them to cold drafts or sudden temperature fluctuations.

Can I place my Alocasia Black Velvet Plant in a bathroom with low light?

Alocasia Black Velvet Plants thrive in bright, indirect light. While they can tolerate lower light conditions for a short time, it's best to place them in a well-lit area to maintain their vibrant appearance.

What should I do if my Alocasia Black Velvet Plant's leaves lose their velvety texture?

If the leaves lose their velvety texture, it may be due to dust accumulation. Gently wipe the leaves with a damp cloth to remove dust and restore their velvety appearance.

Can I place my Alocasia Black Velvet Plant near an air conditioner or heating vent?

Avoid placing your Alocasia Black Velvet Plant near air conditioners or heating vents, as these can create temperature fluctuations and drafts. Keep it in a stable, room-temperature environment for optimal growth.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Suchita chhawchharia
Fuss-Free Elegance

Achieve fuss-free elegance with this plant. It requires minimal effort to maintain, yet its elegance and charm make a lasting impression.

Easy Assembly

Assembly was a breeze with this plant. I didn't need any special tools, and the included instructions made it a straightforward process.

Praveen Kumar Saxena
Perfectly Positioned

I strategically placed this plant near a window, and it thrives with the natural sunlight. The positioning makes all the difference.

Sukesh I
Adds Zen to My Space

This plant adds a Zen vibe to my space. Its calming presence and graceful form make it the perfect companion for relaxation and meditation.

Sushil singhal
Unique and Stylish

Looking for a unique and stylish plant? Look no further! This plant not only adds a pop of greenery to my home but also serves as a stylish decor piece.