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Ebony Elephant Ears

Alocasia 'Ebony'

SKU
41280
Distinctive arrow shaped, deep green leaves highlighted with light green to silver veins, held by ebony black petioles. Provides a lush, tropical effect indoors or outdoors near a pond or in a container on a patio or deck. Deer and rabbit resistant.
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Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water often to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-loh-KAY-see-uh
Average Size at MaturityLarge leaves on basal stems 3 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Houseplant, Specimen
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater often to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.

Thrives and spreads freely in evenly moist, organically rich, well-drained soil. Prefers bright shade or filtered sun, and warm, humid environments. Apply a controlled release fertilizer to the potting mix or garden soil. In cold winter zones, enjoy outdoors but move inside well before threat of frost. Remove old, faded foliage as needed.

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