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Alocasia Wentii - Giant Elephant Ear
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This stunning plant, found naturally in the mountains of New Guinea, has distinctive large arrow shaped leaves, dark green with dark red undersides. This plant could be described as needy, in winter months the Giant Elephant Ear can go into hibernation, meaning its leaves might die, only to return in abundance in the spring.
Light conditions position in a spot with indirect, bright light but never in the direct sunlight or dimly lit spaces.
Neediness: intolerant of being miss-treated, pay close attention to its needs.
Watering: throughout the warmer months keep the soil moist (not soggy) and mist regularly.
Ideal location: bathrooms, kitchens (suitable in living rooms or bedrooms if grouped with other plants to increase humidity).
Rate of growth: Can reach 1.5m in with the right care.
Temperature: avoid cold droughts, this plant enjoys a humid environment.
Pets: this plant is toxic to cats and dogs.
Also known as: Giant Elephant Ear, Hardy Elephant Ear
Pot Size 140mm
If you have heating units or air-conditioners, it is best to avoid placing plants underneath or next to them. This is because of the air blowing out from these units can be extremely hot or cold which can leave a healthy plant burnt, damaged and stressed.
Delivery Options - Spend $69 or more online in our Plantary and we offer FREE delivery within Tasmania.
WE CANNOT SHIP PLANTS OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA!!!
ALL plants shipped OUTSIDE Tasmania are now sent bare root. Do not fear this is the best way to get them all the way to you in the best possible condition. They come carefully wrapped in damp sphagnum moss to make the journey, you may choose a fab new pot from our range of pots including one of our favourites Aussie made Mr Kitly.
*Disclaimer: We pack our gorgeous plants for shipment extremely carefully, however we do ask that you keep in mind that once they leave our store, we cannot guarantee how carefully they are handled in transit. We cannot guarantee they have been sung to or talked to by the postmen!
So, if a leaf is a little bent, bruised or maybe a small stem broken off, we cannot control this. If by some chance your plant did not arrive alive, never fear, we have got you covered just email our customer service team firstname.lastname@example.org with a quick we will either replace the plants pronto or refund you.