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Hardy Elephant Ear

Alocasia wentii

SKU #45742

Good to Grow...indoors:

Description This variety expands the growing range of Alocasia, being hardy down to Zone 8. The one-foot-long leaves have showy metallic purple undersides. Excellent as a large houseplant or as a specimen in the landscape. Will go dormant in colder winter areas.
Light Bright Indirect Light
Watering Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Prized for foliage.
Mature Size Reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
Growth Rate Moderate
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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