Elepants Ear Plant
Elepants Ear Plant

Elepants Ear Plant


Alocasia 'Dwarf Amazonica' is a member of the Araceae family and can be found in southern Asia and eastern Australia. It's commonly referred to as Elephants Ear due to the size and shape if the leaves. Alocasia 'Dwarf Amazonica' is a smaller, dwarf variety that will grow 11"-16" high with dark green leaves and whitish veins. Keep in part to full shade as the leaves may easily burn in intense light.

Size; Small 130mm Pot

Alocasia Amazonica Care Summary

  • Origin: Hybrid of Alocasia longiloba x Alocasia sanderiana. (Parent plants are from tropical Asia)
  • Alternate Names: Alocasia Polly, African Mask Plant, Elephant Ear Plant.
  • Height: 2 ft (60 cm) height and spread
  • Soil: Lightweight, well-draining potting mix.
  • Light: Bright, indirect light. Avoid excessive direct sunlight.
  • Temperature: 65-80°F/18-27°C. Below 60°F may trigger dormancy.
  • Water: Maintain evenly moist but not soggy soil during the growing season, watering when the surface begins to dry. Reduce watering significantly in winter.
  • Humidity: Moderate to high humidity levels are required, ideally greater than 50% humidity.
  • Fertilizer: Fertilize every 2-4 weeks during the growing season with a balanced, water soluble fertilizer. Dilute to half strength, particularly in spring and autumn. There is no need to fertilize during the winter. Flush the potting mix every 2-3 months.
  • Propagation: Gently divide the rhizome when re-potting in springtime.

     We recommend the Australian Munash Organics soil food and foliage spray to keep you plants happy and healthy!

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