Alocasia cucullata (dwarf elephant ear)Regular price $40.00 Save $0.00
Small spoon shaped deep green leaves with prominent veins. This elegant foliage plant is perfect for cleaning the air in homes offices and indoor spaces.
The plants thrive best with a constantly moist soil. "a little less in the winter, a little more in the summer, but preferably no large quantities in one go. The Alocasia also likes being sprayed very regularly.
If you give the plant too much water, the alocasia perspires the moisture away and drops can get on the beams, this so-called "guttation" disappears by giving less water.
The alocasia thrives best in sunlight. So place the plant near a window. Not enough light and the plant will grow its leaves towards the light.
Administer some liquid food once a month during the growth period. Fertilizing is not necessary in winter.
Please Note: All Subruban Jungle plants are shipped bare rooted and carefully packaged to ensure minimal damages in transit. All photos are taken of actual sale plants by The Suburban Jungle however plants ordered may differ slightly.