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Alocasia × amazonica 'Polly'

elephant's ears

Eventual height & spread

Alocasia × amazonica 'Polly'

elephant's ears

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  • 16cm pot - 50cm tall
  • £22.99 £18.39
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  • Position: bright but indirect light
  • Soil: good potting compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 50cm (+ or - 10% including the pot)
  • Pot cover: choose an 18cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot

    A truly impressive plant that is mainly grown for its heavily-veined, dark green leaves - although it will occasionally produce a yellow spathe flower too. Like its namesake (elephant's ear), the leaves are large, which is why they make a really big impact.

    Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a nursery pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from.

  • Home care: This plant needs warmth and humidity. If you have a warm, light bathroom that could be perfect. Otherwise stand the pot on a tray of damp pebbles to try and keep the humidity levels up and/or mist regularly. Keep the temperature at a minimum of 16°C, warmer if possible. Water regularly in the summer, reducing through the winter, and feed with a liquid feed in spring/summer every 3-4 weeks.
  • Humans/Pets: TOXIC if eaten; skin/eye irritant

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