Cyrtosperma Johnstonii (Alocasia Black Jack) is a species of the cyrtosperma genus. Cyrtosperma Johnstonii is native rare plant from Solomon, Oceania.
- Characteristics, Shapes & Colors
Cyrtosperma Johnstonii has stiff and hard stems, is nicely patterned and rough if held, as well as its upward-facing leaves. The color of the leaves is more striking pink color on the veins of the leaves. When the leaves begin to mature, the pink color slightly disappears.
- How to care
- Place Cyrtosperma Johnstonii plant in a place that has a light intensity of 60-70% with a temperature of 18-25 °C.
- The most suitable growing medium for Cyrtosperma Johnstonii is a mixture of perlite, cocopeat, peat.
- For the intensity of watering Cyrtosperma Johnstonii need 2 times in a week so that the growing medium is not too wet. If it is not too dry. If it is too dry, Cyrtosperma Johnstonii will wither and inhibit its growth.
- For the fertilization period Cyrtosperma Johnstonii can be done once a week with organic fertilizers.
- How to propagate
Cyrtosperma Johnstonii can be propagated with bulbs.
- The first step is choose the old and healthy Cyrtosperma Johnstonii then unload the growing medium and look for bulbs at the end of the roots.
- Plant bulbs in growing medium and do enough watering..
Put it in a shady place and the new shoots will appear after approximately in 3 weeks.