Alocasia amazonica Polly - Elephant Ear

Size Guide
SIZE: Pot Diameter x Total Height
Size Tip: Fits in a pot with an 18cm+ opening

Item Delivery: 1-2 weeks


Plant Care: Houseplant Focus Nutrition

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A gorgeous plant with stunning dark green leaves that really make the deep silver-white veins stand out. The leaves can grow to an astounding 30cm in length, adding a contemporary design quality to indoor spaces.

Alocasia amazonica Polly Care & Info Guide

Light: Thrives best in well lit, bright conditions, however direct sunlight will scorch the leaves.

Water: Keep the compost moist with warm water. Do not allow the soil to dry out. Little and often is a good approach.

Temperature: Needs to be kept warm, ideally between 18-22°C.

Humidity: Needs a moist environment with above average humidity. Stand on a pebble tray to improve humidity and mist frequently. Pop it near the shower for a while to give it an occasional boost if required.

Feed: Apply a slow release fertiliser once a month during the growing season. View Plant Nutrition

Care Tips: Alocasia have a dormant period where leaves will fade and die so do not be alarmed when this happens. During this period, the plants will require less water, so simply moisten the soil from time to time.

Height and Growth Rate: 30-60cm. Alocasia are fast growing in the right conditions.

Toxicity: These plants are harmful if eaten end and are a skin and eye irritant. Keep out of reach of children and animals.

Origin: Southeast Asia.

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