Ivory Coast Elephant Ear
Alocasia 'ALO1' PP #25,804
Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Water often to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous spadix-type flowers; prized for foliage.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Houseplant|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Gift Plant, Shade Loving|
|Watering Needs||Water often to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Tropical Foliage|
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: 9 - 11