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Amazonian elephant's ear

Alocasia x amazonica 'Polly'

African mask

This evergreen perennial can get 1.5 m high. It's impressive leaves are dark green with silver veins, are narrowly arrow shaped with wavy edges and can get to 60cm long. making a striking display.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Seed
23°C (73°F) as soon as ripe.
Division
In spring or summer
Cuttings
Take stem cuttings in spring.

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Araceae
Scent
None

Problems

Generally disease free but can be attacked by Glass red spider mite and mealy bugs

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