How to Grow Elephant Ears 'Alocasia'
Bring the tropics indoors with a feature plant that really likes to listen! Okay, technically, it doesn’t have ears, but the leaves of this tropical species do closely resemble elephant ears. Their resemblance is so uncanny, that they are commonly known by this name. Elephant ears are available in variety of sizes, colours and textures. The larger leaf form are popularly used indoors to hide those ‘not so nice’ looking corners of the room, whereas the smaller varieties are great for adding a little variety to benches, tables or used as low understory plantings. With the wide variety currently available and their easy care nature, you are sure to find a variety that will be music to your ears
Indoors in a well lit spot away from direct sunlight. Outdoors in a warm climate, where it can receive part shade to filtered light, like under a tree
Water occasionally, allowing the plant to slightly dry out between waterings
Suitable for all climatic zones