African Mask in ivory sphere

$50.00

Alocasia Amazonica in a large ivory sphere.

This plant has various nicknames such as: Elephant ear, African Mask, Alocasia polly, etc

A striking and beautiful houseplant, the Alocasia Amazonica has deep green leaves accentuated with light green veins. The leaves are roughly serrated, and in some cases, the leaf color appears as an almost purple-green. Leaf shapes range from wide hearts to slim arrowheads, with textures from slick and glossy to thick and waxy. Growing to a moderate height, this is the perfect statement plant for any room!

Moderate care and an ideal environment is required for this plant to survive. However, with a little research and some work, you won’t be disappointed by how beautiful the Alcoasia Amazonica is!

Read more Alcoasia Amazonica care instructions below.

 

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Formal name: Alocasia Amazonica.

Nicknames: Elephants Ear, African Mask Plant, Kris, Alocasia Poly, Alocasia Tuber.

Family: Alocasia genus.

Native habitat: Southeast Asia.

Difficulty level: Moderate, does require specific care and an ideal environment.

Light requirements: Bright indirect light. This plant prefers only 60% shade.

Watering: Moderate, we recommend letting the soil dry out between waterings.

Soil: Fast draining, well-aerated potting soil. An organic, loose soil that contains a good amount of peat moss is ideal. If needed, add some builder’s sand or Perlite to lighten a heavier soil.

Temperature: A temperature between 65 F and 75 Fahrenheit and above-average humidity is ideal. They will go dormant and die if they are exposed to the cold.

A striking and beautiful houseplant, the Alocasia Amazonica has deep green leaves accentuated with light green veins. The leaves are roughly serrated, and in some cases, the leaf color appears as an almost purple-green. Leaf shapes range from wide hearts to slim arrowheads, with textures from slick and glossy to thick and waxy. Growing to a moderate height, this is the perfect statement plant for any room!

*This plant is poisonous and should be kept away from children and pets.

Read more about propagation, fertilization and additional care on the sites below.

Youtube Jolene Foliage

The Spruce

Guide to Houseplants