Alocasia is a common houseplant recognized for its large, broad, and arrow-shaped leaves. This perennial beauty comes in lots of varieties with different sizes and leaf features. You will find them in varying hues of green, with some featuring splotches of purple, copper, or black. Each leaf flaunts striking white veins, making this intriguing plant even more eye-catching and décor-worthy.
Tropical plants grow naturally in tropical areas where the climate is hot and humid. Easy to grow indoors, these plants add an exotic flair to your home with a vivid display of striking blooms and attractive foliage.
Medium - High Light
Light Plants that require medium to high light will grow best in sunny spots where they can receive filtered or direct sunlight. They make the perfect plants for any well-lit room in your house.
These are plants that need regular watering twice a week or once every five days or so. For these plants, it’s best to keep the soil evenly moist and watered.
Regular application of fertilizers will help these plants achieve their best performance and vigor. Applying moderate fertilizer to these plants is ideal.
Plant Care Tips
Known as ‘Elephant Ear’ and ‘African Mask’, Alocasia love humid, wet environments and can grow up to 2 feet tall. Due to their native regions, it is difficult to over water these plants. With a variety of unique species, each with unique foliage patterns, Alocasia are a must in any plant lover's home. When repotting, use our All Purpose Potting mix.
Native to tropical and subtropical Asia and eastern Australia, Alocasia are a varied genus with some species boasting leaves almost 3 feet in length.