Alocasia Micholitziana 'Frydek' Indoor Houseplant Guide

Alocasia Micholitziana 'Frydek' - The Green Velvet Alocasia

Common Names

  • Alocasia Micholitziana 'Frydek'
  • Green Velvet Alocasia

Care Guide for Alocasia Micholitziana 'Frydek'

Light Requirements

Thrives in bright, indirect sunlight. Direct sun may scorch the leaves, while too little light can cause legginess.

Watering Requirements

Water when the top 2-3 inches of soil are dry, avoiding waterlogged conditions. Prefers well-draining soil.

Humidity & Temperature

Loves high humidity and warm temperatures between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C). Avoid cold drafts.


Fertilize monthly during the growing season with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength.


Repot every 2 years in the spring, using a well-draining potting mix to support its growth.

Common Problems & Solutions

  • Yellowing Leaves: Typically a sign of overwatering. Let the soil dry out more between waterings.
  • Brown Leaf Tips: Could indicate low humidity. Increase humidity levels around the plant.
  • Pests: Spider mites and scale can be an issue. Treat with insecticidal soap or neem oil as needed.


Propagate by division during repotting, ensuring each division has at least one growing point.

Pet Friendliness

While a stunning addition to any room, Alocasia Micholitziana 'Frydek' is not safe for pets. Its sap contains irritants harmful to animals if ingested.

Displaying Alocasia 'Frydek'

With its velvety foliage, the 'Frydek' makes a dramatic statement. Ideal for spaces that receive plenty of indirect light, complementing modern and minimalistic styles.

Embrace the lush, velvety elegance of Alocasia Micholitziana 'Frydek' in your collection. Start your journey with this breathtaking plant today.