Commonly referred to as an Elephant Ear for the shape of the foliage. Under optimal conditions 'Yucatan Princess' can get between 4-8'. Its puckered leaves are a glossy gray-green with maroon to chocolate brown undersides and stems. Grows best in full to part shade, keep soil consistently moist.
~Do Not let Alocasia sit in excess water. Alocasia are prone to rot if left with “wet feet”. Once watered, make sure to drain any extra water.
~Do Not place in full sun. Though some larger varieties can be acclimated to full sun, our Alocasia have been grown under shaded, greenhouse conditions.
~Alocasia are rhizomatous, meaning as they grow they will produce offshoots on short stems at or below the soil line. If you see bulb-like balls [known as corms] in the pot, Do Not remove them as these will grow to become new Alocasia!
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