If you are looking for a plant, that adds some personality to your decor, then you should definitely take a closer look at the Shuttlecock Plant. It fits perfectly into a minimalist interior style, due to its stylish silhouette and deep color.
The Shuttlecock Plant has its origins in the tropical climate in Indonesia and the world's second largest island, New Guinea. The long and featherlike leaves make it look a bit like a shuttlecock. The leaves are two-colored with a clear green color on the upper side, and a bordeaux tone on the back of the leaves.
Botanical name: Alocasia lauterbachiana
The Shuttlecock Plant must be watered regularly, about once a week when the soil is dried out in the surface.
Location: Place the plant in a bright room, but in indirect sunlight. Avoid putting it in a place where it will often be exposed to cool air from doors and windows. The Shuttlecock Plant is a tropical plant and is therefore not fond of cool temperatures.
Temperature: The Shuttlecock Plant prefers temperatures between 15 and 30 °C.
Turn me: Your Shuttlecock Plant will turn its leaves towards the sunlight. Therefore, it is a good idea to turn the pot from time to time so that it gets an even growth.