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With its stunning distinctive leaves, this unusual and gorgeous alocasia houseplant makes a big statement and is bang on trend.
Care needs: Easy Care PlantsPet-friendly: NoLight level: Medium Light
Look at me! There’s just something extraordinary about me. My leaves are amazing – you’ll just want to gaze at me all day.
With its glossy, dramatic shaped leaves, the Alocasia is a big pointy fellow is an absolute must-have. The striking silvery-green veins running through each dark almost black and scalloped leaves really give it the wow factor.
Please note that as this is a natural plant, the variety of alocasia may vary from the photo.
Other names: Alocasia Amazonica, African Mask, Amazonian Elephant's Ear, The Amazon Taro
Protect your Alocasia from full sun – it prefers indirect light and a moderate shade. These plants will definitely appreciate being placed in a kitchen or a bathroom, as they like humidity. They are a tropical plant, so make sure the temperature is not too cold. Soil should stay moist but not wet or soaked. This guy will be happy for you to regularly mist him.
Note: These plants are not cat or dog friendly, so make sure it’s placed somewhere they won’t try and nibble them.
Read our plant care guide, to help keep your Alocasia looking fresh.