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Kapit Elephant Ear

Alocasia 'Kapit'

Pronunciation: a-loh-KAY-see-uh in-fer-NAH-liss
SKU #09048
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description From the jungles of Borneo, this tender evergreen was selected for its exotic deep burgundy foliage accented by purplish-red stems. With its small size, it is a great choice for a tropical container garden.
Light Bright Indirect Light
Watering Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Inconspicuous
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 12 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Houseplant
Foliage Color Burgundy
CARE
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.

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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.