Serengeti Elephant Ear

Alocasia 'Serengeti' PPAF

SKU
08743
Distinctive arrow shaped green leaves have a silvery hue highlighted with light green veins, held by 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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9 - 11

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Filtered sun, Partial shade

Water often to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical Pronunciationa-loh-KAY-see-uh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimePrized for foliage
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Foliage ColorSilver-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Tropical
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Houseplant, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Tolerates Wet Soils
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11

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