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Alocasia (Elephant Ear)

Elephant Ear Alocasia

The Elephant Ear Alocasia is a beautiful house plant that will liven up any indoor space. This perennial houseplant thrives in warm and humid conditions and loves bright sunlight. This plant is susceptible spider mites and root rot, so take care to use properly draining soil. The Elephant Ear alocasia is also very easy to propagate, it produces small "corms" in the soil that will grow into new plants when transplanted. This plant is toxic to both humans and pets.

Plant Type Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone
Flower Color Green, White
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 4-5ft
Spread 1-3ft
Characteristics Great Foliage, Showy
Maintenance Average
Garden Uses House Plant
Tolerance Heat
Soil Type Loam
Soil PH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
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