This product contains
|1||Alocasia Hybrid - Plant|
|2||4 inch (10 cm) Nursery Pot as Inner|
|3||4.5 inch (11 cm) Ronda No. 1110 Round Plastic Planter (Black)|
About Alocasia Hybrid
Alocasia is a genus of broad-leaved rhizomatous or tuberous perennial flowering plants from the family Araceae. This plant is famous for its unusual and unique alien-looking leaves.
Elephant ear plant (Alocasia sp.) received their common name because their leaves look like green renditions of elephant ears.
The plants can be kept indoors as house plants or grown outdoors in shady areas. It is very low maintenance plant.
The Elephant Ear plant is a Herbaceous Perennial, meaning that they grow from non-woody stems and will re-bloom each year.It is a robust rhizomatous evergreen perennial with dark green, narrowly arrow-shaped, wavy-edged leaves, up to 2 feet long (60 cm), adorned with ribs and margins marked in bright creamy white.
|Plant Height||9 inch (23 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Elephants ear, Alocasia amazonica, Kris Plant, African mask plant|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 1 meter
|Flower Colour ||Creamy white|
|Bloom Time ||Rarely flowers |
|Difficulty Level ||Easy|
Planting and care
Morning sunlight of 1-3 hours a day is ideal and plant grow well in bright light for rest of the day. Protect the Alocasia from harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage. Soil The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing Alocasia plant. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 1 cup(approx.50ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Do not overwater the plant. As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening. Application of Fertilizer Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. Apply organic fertilizer once a month. Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer. Plant Protection Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment. Don'ts Do not overwater the plant specially when pot doesn't have drainage hole. Avoid applying water on leaves it may cause fungus infection.
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
Alocasia Hybrid care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 1 cup(approx.50ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Keep the plant in natural indirect/artificial bright light. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||Natural bright light with morning sunlight(1-3 hours)|
|Watering ||Apply 1 cup(approx.50ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch|
|Soil ||Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content|
|Temperature ||18-24 Degrees Celsius|
|Fertilizer ||Apply organic fertilizer once a month|
Alocasia Hybrid special feature
Very attractive and beautiful foliage.
Alocasia Hybrid uses
- These are tropical plants that are treasured for their decorative leaves, and becoming popular as houseplants day by day
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Alocasia Hybrid ?
Alocasia Hybrid is commonly known as Elephants ear, Alocasia amazonica, Kris Plant, African mask plant
How tall do Alocasia Hybrid grow?
On average Alocasia Hybrid grows Up to 1 meter
What color are Alocasia Hybrid ?
A Alocasia Hybrid plant bears flowers of color Creamy white
When Alocasia Hybrid blooms?
With enough light, Alocasia Hybrid may produce Creamy white flowers in Rarely flowers
How hard is Alocasia Hybrid to grow?
A Alocasia Hybrid is Easy
How much sunlight does a Alocasia Hybrid need?
A Alocasia Hybrid prefers Natural bright light with morning sunlight(1-3 hours)
How much water does a Alocasia Hybrid need?
A Alocasia Hybrid prefers watering Apply 1 cup(approx.50ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch
What kind of soil does a Alocasia Hybrid need?
A Alocasia Hybrid prefers Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content
What temperature does a Alocasia Hybrid like?
A Alocasia Hybrid prefers 18-24 Degrees Celsius
How often should I fertilize my Alocasia Hybrid ?
To encourage Alocasia Hybrid growth, Apply organic fertilizer once a month
Sunday, 15 March 2020
Good packing. Plant is very healthy and also I received free seeds offer & cashback . Happy :-)
Monday, 02 March 2020
Very nice plant to have.
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
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