Water often to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||a-loh-KAY-see-uh kad-ee-AIR-ee-eye|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderately growing; large leaves on basal stems reach 2 to 3 ft. tall|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Container, Houseplant, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water often to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.|
Thrives and spreads freely in evenly moist, organically rich, well-drained soil. Prefers bright shade or filtered sun, and warm, humid environments. Apply a controlled release fertilizer to the potting mix or garden soil. In cold winter zones, enjoy outdoors but move inside well before threat of frost. Remove old, faded foliage as needed.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11