A popular houseplant since the 1950s, the Alocasia Polly is a hybrid of the Alocasia longiloba and Alocasia sanderiana. It thrives in tropical environments, so is perfect for bathrooms or wherever there’s a constant temperature. Recognisable due to it’s unique and alien looking leaves, it’s a stalwart in the houseplant community and a best seller.
Commonly known as: Amazonian Elephant's Ear, African Mask and The Amazon Taro.
Horticultural Name: Alocasia Amazonica
Origin: Southeast Asia
Nursery Pot Size(s): 12cm, 17cm
Current Height(s): 30cm , 50cm
Ultimate Height: Up to 60cm
Light: Medium to Bright, indirect sunlight. Direct sunlight can scorch their leaves.
Watering: Weekly watering sessions and frequent misting, keeping their soil moist but not wet. Less in winter. Not drought tolerant.
Temperature: Will thrive in temperatures ranging from 18-25ºC. Avoid abrupt temperature changes and cold drafts, so don’t put them near open windows
Additional Info: Air Purifying. Can lose leaves in winter when it enters its dormancy.
Pictured in a Stratton Tapered Pot, not included