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The Alocasia or ‘Elephant Ear’ is a tropical houseplant native to Asia and Eastern Australia. Characterised by broad, rubbery leaves, these tall plants become an excellent feature wherever they are placed. Their leaves showcase all shades of a green, and variegated varieties produce contrasting displays that will easily draw the eye.

30cm Alocasia Nairobi Nights | Pink Dragon | House Plant | 15cm Pot | 30cm Height
30cm Alocasia Nairobi Nights | Pink Dragon | House Plant | 15cm Pot | 30cm Height
£ 19.99
 
Pot: 15cm / 1.5ltr
Height: 30cm
120cm Strelitzia Nicolai | Bird of Paradise | 24cm Pot | 120cm Height
120cm Strelitzia Nicolai | Bird of Paradise | 24cm Pot | 120cm Height
£ 64.99
 
Pot: 24cm
Height: 120cm
60cm Alocasia Macrorrhiza | Elephant Ear | House Plant | 17cm Pot | 60cm Height
60cm Alocasia Macrorrhiza | Elephant Ear | House Plant | 17cm Pot | 60cm Height
£ 24.99
 
Pot: 17cm / 2ltr
Height: 60cm
25cm Alocasia Red Secret | Cuprea | Rare House Plant | 13cm | 25cm Height
25cm Alocasia Red Secret | Cuprea | Rare House Plant | 13cm | 25cm Height
£ 16.99
 
Pot: 13cm / 1ltr
Height: 25cm
60cm Alocasia Cucullata Variegata | Rare House Plant | Pot 17cm | Height 60cm
60cm Alocasia Cucullata Variegata | Rare House Plant | Pot 17cm | Height 60cm
£ 37.99
 
Pot: 17cm / 2ltr
Height: 60cm
100cm Alocasia Sumo | Rare House Plant | 21cm Pot | 100m Height
100cm Alocasia Sumo | Rare House Plant | 21cm Pot | 100m Height
£ 39.99
 
Pot: 20cm / 4ltr
Height: 100cm
65cm Alocasia Zebrina | Zebra Plant | House Plant | 17cm Pot | 65cm Height
65cm Alocasia Zebrina | Zebra Plant | House Plant | 17cm Pot | 65cm Height
£ 29.99
 
Pot: 17cm / 2ltr
Height: 65cm
40cm Alocasia Frydek | Rare House Plant | 14cm Pot | 40cm Height
40cm Alocasia Frydek | Rare House Plant | 14cm Pot | 40cm Height
£ 64.99
 
Pot: 14cm
Height: 40cm
80cm Alocasia New Guinea Gold | Rare House Plant | 23cm Pot | 80cm Height
80cm Alocasia New Guinea Gold | Rare House Plant | 23cm Pot | 80cm Height
£ 149.00
 
Pot: 22.5cm / 5ltr
Height: 80cm
80cm Alocasia Zebrina Variegata | Rare House Plant | 19cm Pot | 80cm Height
80cm Alocasia Zebrina Variegata | Rare House Plant | 19cm Pot | 80cm Height
£ 179.99
 
Pot: 19cm / 3ltr
Height: 80cm
75cm Alocasia Portodora | House Plant | 17cm Pot | 75cm Height
75cm Alocasia Portodora | House Plant | 17cm Pot | 75cm Height
£ 19.99
 
Pot: 17cm / 2ltr
Height: 60cm
3 Alocasia Collection
3 Alocasia Collection
£ 64.99
 
Pot: 17cm / 2ltr
Height: 70cm
40cm Alocasia Stingray | Elephant Ear | House Plant | 13cm Pot | 40cm Height
40cm Alocasia Stingray | Elephant Ear | House Plant | 13cm Pot | 40cm Height
£ 15.99
 
Pot: 13cm / 1ltr
Height: 40cm

More about your Alocasia plant

Sometimes called the ‘African Mask’. The Alocasia is a tropical plant species that draws attention. In the right conditions these are fast growing houseplant, but they can be sensitive. Alocasia survive best in big posts where they will grow quickly and produce abundant foliage in the warmer months. These plants do have toxic leaves so should be handled with care and kept away from pets.

How to look after an Alocasia

As a tropical species, the alocasia likes light and heat and should be placed in bright areas with a little direct light but away from draughty windows or doors. Keep the water moist all year and mist regularly to keep the leaves looking glossy and healthy.

Should I fertilize my Alocasia?

As a fast-growing plant, it is helpful to fertilize your Alocasia during the warmer months to help it maintain consistent growth. Feed once a month with liquid fertilizer during this time or once every two months with a small amount of granular fertilizer.

How do I keep pests off my Alocasia?

The Alocasia can be a sensitive plant and is attractive to some pests like aphids and spider mites. To keep your plant pest free we recommend you spray the plant lightly with warm soapy water every few weeks, If you develop a bigger problem then apply Neem oil to kill the bugs and their eggs.

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