Giant Elephant Ear Care
Light: Bright, indirect light will produce the best size and colouration on the leaves. Does not mind partial shade, but ensure the plant gets some light..
Temperature: Alocasia Macrorrhiza needs to be kept warm. Normal room temperature is ideal: between 18-22°C.
Water: Keep the plant moist but not soaking, for best results a small amount of water often. During winter reduce watering considerably.
Humidity: A high humidity is essential in maintaining this plant’s dramatic appearance. A decreased humidity will produce brown, crispy leaves and reduced growth. The Alocasia will appreciate a regular misting.
Fertilizer: Feed once a month during growing season, if available a slow release food works best to not over power the soil.
Height & Growth Rate: Alocasia Macrorrhizos is a huge plant that can grow 4.5m and 2.4m wide..
Air purifying: Yes
Toxicity: Toxic if ingested. Keep away from children & animals.