Common name: Elephant ear, taro
Approximate height: 6'-8' when mature
- Foliage: Tops of leaves are green with white veins and a deep burgundy-purple underside.
Light requirements: Bright indirect light. Does not need direct light but will benefit from a little direct sunlight. will do well in a north, east, or west facing room.
Water: Alocasia thrives in a moist environment and need plenty of water during active growth. Alocasia’s need for water diminishes drastically during dormancy and should be reduced to moistening the soil once in a while.