Alocasia are also known as an "Elephant Ear," for its distinctly shaped leaves. This 'Black Velvet' variety is less common and features dark, almost black foliage with silvery white veins that greatly contrast on each leaf. The distinction in features increase as the plant matures.
LIGHT - Bright indirect light or direct morning sun. Avoid strong afternoon sun. Rotate regularly to keep plant growing symmetrically.
WATER - Allow top 25% of the soil to dry slightly between waterings.
POTTING - Not recommended for potting in a container without a drain hole. Plants must have a well-draining soil medium to ensure the roots do not rot.
FERTILIZE - Spring through fall 1x/mo with 1/2 strength fertilizer
TOXICITY - This plant is toxic.
Plant Sizing: 4" - S
All pants come in their plastic grower's pot
Decorative Pots Sold Separately
Decorative Pot Option: Round LBE Two Pot in Olive
Plants are available in-store pickup or local delivery only
Bright, indirect light or direct morning sun.
Allow top 25% of soil to dry between waterings. Filtered or distilled water recommended.
Once per month during the active growing season.
Plants must have a well-draining soil medium to ensure the roots do not rot.