Alocasia × Amazonica

Alocasia × Amazonica

R119.99 (Exc. VAT)

“Polly” Elephant Ear/ Taro Plant

Description

Position: bright but indirect light

  • Soil: fertile: good potting compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 50cm (including pot)
  • Pot covers: choose a 14cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot.A truly impressive plant with these stunning dark green arrow shaped leaves which offset the raised white veins. Sometimes it will produce a yellow spathe flower but it is nothing special, it is the spectacular foliage that makes it special.
  • Home care: This plants needs warmth and humidity. If you have a warm, light bathroom that could be perfect. Otherwise stand the pot on a tray of damp pebbles to try and keep the humidity levels up and or mist regularly. Keep the temperature minimum of 16°C, warmer if possible. Water regularly in the summer, reducing through the winter, and feed with a liquid feed in spring/ summer every 3-4 weeks.
  • Harmful if eaten/skin & eye irritant