Ivory Coast Elephant Ear
Alocasia 'ALO1' PP #25,804
|Description||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.|
|Light||Bright Indirect Light|
|Watering||Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Houseplant|
|Care||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
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.