Ivory Coast Elephant Ear

Alocasia 'ALO1' PP #25,804

SKU
08742
Distinctive arrow=shaped green leaves have a silvery hue highlighted with light green veins, held by the dense clump of upright, brown-streaked light pink 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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Water often to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-loh-KAY-see-uh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous spadix-type flowers; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorSilver-green
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Houseplant
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Gift Plant, Shade Loving
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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