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  • Botanical Name: Xanthosoma sagittifolium ‘Variegatum Monstrosum’
  • Common Names: Mickey Mouse Plant

Alocasia Mickey Mouse: Botanical Whimsy in Every Leaf

The Alocasia Mickey Mouse, a delightful arboreal creation, brings botanical whimsy to life with every leaf. Scientifically named Alocasia ‘Mickey Mouse,’ this tropical gem showcases leaves that resemble the iconic ears of the beloved cartoon character. Originating from Southeast Asia, it thrives in bright, indirect light, unfolding its playful charm in indoor spaces. With its compact size and distinctive foliage, the Mickey Mouse Alocasia becomes a captivating addition to tropical plant collections. Embrace the joyful spirit of this botanical tribute to a classic character, as it transforms any environment into a whimsical haven of natural delight.

Alocasia Mickey Mouse Care Guide: Cultivating Whimsical Tropical Charm

Introduction: Step into the enchanting world of Alocasia Mickey Mouse, a delightful plant known for its whimsical foliage reminiscent of the beloved cartoon character. This comprehensive care guide is thoughtfully crafted to guide you through nurturing and appreciating the playful beauty of your Alocasia Mickey Mouse, adding a touch of tropical charm to your living space.

I. Light:

  1. Bright, Indirect Light: Position your Alocasia Mickey Mouse in bright, indirect light for optimal growth and vibrant leaf development.
  2. Filtered Sunlight: Shield from direct sunlight; provide filtered sunlight or partial shade to prevent leaf scorch.

II. Temperature:

  1. Warm Tropical Conditions: Maintain a warm environment, ideally between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C).
  2. Avoid Drafts: Protect the plant from drafts and sudden temperature changes, as it thrives in stable conditions.

III. Humidity:

  1. High Humidity Preferred: Alocasia Mickey Mouse enjoys high humidity; use a humidifier or mist the plant regularly.
  2. Pebble Tray: Place the pot on a tray with water and pebbles to create a humid microclimate around the plant.

IV. Watering:

  1. Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist, allowing the top inch to dry slightly between waterings.
  2. Reduce Watering in Winter: Scale back watering during the dormant period in winter, allowing the soil to dry out more.

V. Soil:

  1. Well-Draining Mix: Plant in a well-draining mix rich in organic matter, such as orchid or aroid mix.
  2. Aeration is Key: Ensure good aeration by adding perlite or bark to the mix for optimal root health.

VI. Fertilization:

  1. Balanced Liquid Fertilizer: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  2. Dilute for Young Plants: Dilute fertilizer for young Alocasia Mickey Mouse or those recently repotted.

VII. Pruning:

  1. Remove Yellow or Damaged Leaves: Prune yellow or damaged leaves to maintain the plant’s overall health and appearance.
  2. Shape for Aesthetic Appeal: Shape the plant by selectively pruning to enhance its whimsical form.

VIII. Support:

  1. Sturdy Pot: Plant in a sturdy pot to support the weight of the foliage.
  2. Staking for Upright Growth: Use stakes if necessary to support the upright growth of the Alocasia Mickey Mouse.

IX. Repotting:

  1. When Root-Bound: Repot when the roots outgrow the current container, typically every 1-2 years.
  2. Post-Blooming Ideal: Repot after the blooming period to refresh the soil and encourage healthy growth.

X. Propagation:

  1. Division: Propagate through division during repotting, ensuring each division has healthy roots.
  2. Stem Cuttings: Propagate through stem cuttings with a node for optimal rooting.

XI. Common Issues:

  1. Yellowing Due to Overwatering: Adjust watering if yellowing occurs and ensure proper drainage.
  2. Leaf Burn: Shield from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn, especially in varieties with thinner leaves.

XII. Aesthetic Tips:

  1. Highlight Mickey Mouse Silhouette: Showcase the unique Mickey Mouse silhouette by placing the Alocasia in a prominent location.
  2. Create a Playful Arrangement: Pair with other whimsical plants or decorative elements to create a playful and tropical display.

Conclusion: Immerse yourself in the whimsical charm of the Alocasia Mickey Mouse, cultivating a tropical oasis in your living space. Following this care guide tailored to its specific needs, you’ll witness the playful beauty of this unique plant, adding a touch of tropical delight to your home. May your Alocasia Mickey Mouse thrive, bringing joy and a sense of enchantment to your indoor sanctuary.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Alocasia Mickey Mouse (Xanthosoma sagittifolium ‘Variegatum Monstrosum’)

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Xanthosoma sagittifolium ‘Variegatum Monstrosum’
  • Common Names: Mickey Mouse Plant

Alocasia Mickey Mouse: Botanical Whimsy in Every Leaf

The Alocasia Mickey Mouse, a delightful arboreal creation, brings botanical whimsy to life with every leaf. Scientifically named Alocasia ‘Mickey Mouse,’ this tropical gem showcases leaves that resemble the iconic ears of the beloved cartoon character. Originating from Southeast Asia, it thrives in bright, indirect light, unfolding its playful charm in indoor spaces. With its compact size and distinctive foliage, the Mickey Mouse Alocasia becomes a captivating addition to tropical plant collections. Embrace the joyful spirit of this botanical tribute to a classic character, as it transforms any environment into a whimsical haven of natural delight.

Alocasia Mickey Mouse Care Guide: Cultivating Whimsical Tropical Charm

Introduction: Step into the enchanting world of Alocasia Mickey Mouse, a delightful plant known for its whimsical foliage reminiscent of the beloved cartoon character. This comprehensive care guide is thoughtfully crafted to guide you through nurturing and appreciating the playful beauty of your Alocasia Mickey Mouse, adding a touch of tropical charm to your living space.

I. Light:

  1. Bright, Indirect Light: Position your Alocasia Mickey Mouse in bright, indirect light for optimal growth and vibrant leaf development.
  2. Filtered Sunlight: Shield from direct sunlight; provide filtered sunlight or partial shade to prevent leaf scorch.

II. Temperature:

  1. Warm Tropical Conditions: Maintain a warm environment, ideally between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C).
  2. Avoid Drafts: Protect the plant from drafts and sudden temperature changes, as it thrives in stable conditions.

III. Humidity:

  1. High Humidity Preferred: Alocasia Mickey Mouse enjoys high humidity; use a humidifier or mist the plant regularly.
  2. Pebble Tray: Place the pot on a tray with water and pebbles to create a humid microclimate around the plant.

IV. Watering:

  1. Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist, allowing the top inch to dry slightly between waterings.
  2. Reduce Watering in Winter: Scale back watering during the dormant period in winter, allowing the soil to dry out more.

V. Soil:

  1. Well-Draining Mix: Plant in a well-draining mix rich in organic matter, such as orchid or aroid mix.
  2. Aeration is Key: Ensure good aeration by adding perlite or bark to the mix for optimal root health.

VI. Fertilization:

  1. Balanced Liquid Fertilizer: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
  2. Dilute for Young Plants: Dilute fertilizer for young Alocasia Mickey Mouse or those recently repotted.

VII. Pruning:

  1. Remove Yellow or Damaged Leaves: Prune yellow or damaged leaves to maintain the plant’s overall health and appearance.
  2. Shape for Aesthetic Appeal: Shape the plant by selectively pruning to enhance its whimsical form.

VIII. Support:

  1. Sturdy Pot: Plant in a sturdy pot to support the weight of the foliage.
  2. Staking for Upright Growth: Use stakes if necessary to support the upright growth of the Alocasia Mickey Mouse.

IX. Repotting:

  1. When Root-Bound: Repot when the roots outgrow the current container, typically every 1-2 years.
  2. Post-Blooming Ideal: Repot after the blooming period to refresh the soil and encourage healthy growth.

X. Propagation:

  1. Division: Propagate through division during repotting, ensuring each division has healthy roots.
  2. Stem Cuttings: Propagate through stem cuttings with a node for optimal rooting.

XI. Common Issues:

  1. Yellowing Due to Overwatering: Adjust watering if yellowing occurs and ensure proper drainage.
  2. Leaf Burn: Shield from direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn, especially in varieties with thinner leaves.

XII. Aesthetic Tips:

  1. Highlight Mickey Mouse Silhouette: Showcase the unique Mickey Mouse silhouette by placing the Alocasia in a prominent location.
  2. Create a Playful Arrangement: Pair with other whimsical plants or decorative elements to create a playful and tropical display.

Conclusion: Immerse yourself in the whimsical charm of the Alocasia Mickey Mouse, cultivating a tropical oasis in your living space. Following this care guide tailored to its specific needs, you’ll witness the playful beauty of this unique plant, adding a touch of tropical delight to your home. May your Alocasia Mickey Mouse thrive, bringing joy and a sense of enchantment to your indoor sanctuary.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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