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How to care for Alocasia Amazonica

Written by Maggie

Jan 04 2021

How to care for Alocasia Amazonica

Alocasia Amazonica is a common leaf-watching plant in the market. It is one of indoor adornment ornament choices. More and more people start to grow it. But how to care for Alocasia Amazonica when it's leaves rot or it has diseases and insect pests? Here are some caring tips for you.

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How to care for Alocasia Amazonica leaves rot

Alocasia Amazonica appeared rotten leaf shall promptly remove rotten leaves, and carbendazim solution against the water will be diluted 1000 times spray on the plant, placing it in a ventilation environment maintenance. The following are details of how to care for Alocasia Amazonica leaves rot.

1. Pick the rotten leaves

How to care for Alocasia Amazonica's rotten leaves found in the process of cultivation? Firstly, the rotten leaves should be pruned and removed in a timely manner to avoid further diffusion of rot. Then, the solution of poly balm can be diluted with water by about 1000 times, and sprayed evenly on the plants, and then sprayed every 15-30 days.

2. Ventilation maintenance

The phenomenon of rotten leaves in Alocasia Amazonica is mainly caused by too many bacteria and viruses. Generally, it is easy to suffer from rotten leaves in an indoor environment due to poor ventilation. At this time, it is better to move it to a ventilated environment and maintain it in a dark environment.

3. Control water and stop fertilizer

In the growing stage of Alocasia Amazonica, the amount of watering must be controlled, and excessive watering should not be carried out. It is better to use humic soil and pottery pot for cultivation, so as to avoid the phenomenon of excessive watering in the later watering stage. At the same time, fertilization should be stopped during the period to avoid fertilizer damage.

4. Protect from light

In the growing stage, Alocasia Amazonica is best placed in an environment away from light. If the outdoor ambient temperature is appropriate, Alocasia Amazonica should be moved to an outdoor ventilated environment. After entering the winter, the temperature can be controlled at 20℃, which is conducive to plant recovery.

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How to care for Alocasia Amazonica having insect pests

Common diseases of Alocasia Amazonica are gray mold, and it is necessary to spray 59% tobuzin wet-able powder 1000 times in the early stage of onset. Alocasia Amazonica also suffers from stem rot in a high temperature environment. At this time, 70% methyltobuzin wet-able powder can be used for spraying treatment. The following are details of how to care for Alocasia Amazonica having insect pests.

1. Gray mold

In daily life, what are the diseases and insect pests of Alocasia Amazonica and their prevention and control? In the process of aquaculture, Alocasia Amazonica is prone to gray mold, and there will be brown and black spots on the leaves at the beginning of the disease. If treatment is not carried out in a timely manner, the plants will gradually wither.

2. Stem rot

Alocasia Amazonica is prone to stem rot in a high temperature and humid environment, which will make the plants gradually rot and die out. At this time, Alocasia Amazonica should be moved to a cool environment and kept dry. Then, it should be sprayed with 70% methyl tobuzin wettable powder diluted with water by 1000 times.

3. Cut the root worm

Root cutting insects mainly harm the roots and leaves of Alocasia Amazonica, resulting in leaf damage and root rot. If not treated in time, the plants will gradually die. Trichlorfon can be used to kill them at the early stage of onset, and then the badly decaying leaves and roots will be pruned away.

4. Aphids

Aphids are also a common disease of Alocasia Amazonica. They will suck the nutrients in leaves, gradually turn yellow, which will do great harm to the plants. At this time, 40% oxydimethyl oil diluted with water can be used to spray the pest sites by about 1000 times, and spraying can be done once every other week.

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