Alocasia Bambino - Elephants Ear
The impressive Alocasia Polly Bambino has slender leaves, also known as African Mask or Amazonian Elephant Ear. The Arrow shaped leaves and deep veins this plant really is a show stopper. A popular house plant since the 50's. Plant in rich, nutrient filled soil for optimum growth.
Elephant Ear brings a lovely tropical look to the garden. A fast growing plant and easy to care for. Will need fertilsing with regular watering.
Your plant will be delivered in a 12cm pot.
|Water Requirements||Low Water Requirement|
|Toxicity||Not Pet Safe - Keep Out Of Reach|
|Light Requirements||Happy In Direct Sunlight|
|Pot Size||12 cm Pot|
Common Names: Amazonica Elephants Ear, African Mask, Amazon Taro.
Origin: It's a mystery!
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About Your Order:
Pot Sizes Explained
Your plant will be delivered in a 12cm nursery pot. When ordering a plant for a decorative plant pot, please ensure the nursery pot is a couple of centimeters smaller that the decorative pot.
Unpacking Your Plant
When your plant is packed, the growers will ensure the plant is packed tightly to ensure they are protected during transit. Open the outer packing and you may find that some stems, vines or leaves need to be unfurled. Don't rush, transporting plants can be a little stressful for them so slowly tease apart over the coming days. Some loss of leaves is unavoidable, however all of our plants are sent in top health so will recover and regenerate accordingly with their species.
A Bit About Alocasia Plants
The wonderful Alocasias really are a family of tropical superstars. Their spectacular leaves create a really show-stopping display making them an ideal house plant for an urban jungle pad.
These awesome plants are a true fan of moist and warm conditions. Making friends with your Alocasia house plant is vital – get to know what it’s telling you is a sure fire way to success with these large indoor plants. They will tell you when they’ve had too much water – just keep an eye out for droplets of a watery solution from its leaves – this is the process of guttation. Guttation is the exudation of the plants sap on the tips or edges of the leaves – this is the Alocasias way of telling you it would like a little less water next time.
Alocasias are thanked in their natural habitat – being nicknamed the ‘Elephant Ear Plant’ – it offers shelter for all sorts of critters and creatures under the canopy of the rainforest.
The Alocasia is a great plant for dreamers or lovers of symbolism. It is said to be the plant in the Jack and the Beanstalk fairytale. The Alocasia stands for seizing the opportunity – even when it’s a tricky plant to climb!