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Frydek™ Elephant Ear

Alocasia micholitziana 'Frydek'

SKU
05008
A wider leaf selection of a popular foliage plant whose deep green, velvety leaves have bold white veins. Provides a lush, tropical effect indoors or outdoors near a pond or in a container on a patio or deck. Evergreen.
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Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-loh-KAY-see-uh mik-oh-lit-zee-AY-nuh
Average Size at MaturityLarge leaves on basal stems 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsBright Indirect Light
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

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Grow Indoors in All Zones