The Alocasia family brings us many exquisite species and the Macrorrhiza is no exception. Starting off lush and bushy when small, this houseplant will develop a nice strong stem with a crown of large fanning statement leaves as it matures.
A lovely alternative for lush, jungle vibes to the more conventional foliage plants. Give the Elephants Ear a nice bright lit spot and watch the performance unfold.
Follow these instructions to keep your Elephants Ear healthy and happy.
Water: Keep soil evenly, but lightly moist and allow the top 2-3cm of the soil to dry out between waterings. Water less in winter as the plant is dormant. Light: Very bright, indirect light is best! Humidity: High humidity is required. To increase humidity, you can place the pot on a tray of pebbles and water. Make sure the pot is sitting on the pebbles and not in the water. You can also mist the plant to increase humidity. Fertilize: Water every second week during spring to summer with diluted balanced liquid fertiliser. Don't fertilise in the cooler months.
We use a network of vetted couriers to safely deliver your order. The costs and delivery times are as follows:
Collections: 6 Roodehek Street, Gardens, Cape Town No Charge. We'll notify you once your order is ready, usually 1-2 days after day of order.
Cape Town & Surrounds R50 fee, delivery usually within 2-4 working days after day of order.
Major Centers (Jhb, Dbn etc) R85 fee, delivery usually within 4-7 working days after day of order.
Regional Areas (e.g. Hermanus) R100 fee, delivery 2-5 days after day of order (CPT regional), 4-7 days (rest of SA)
LARGE PLANTS (20cm nursery pot and above) A custom shipping rate will be calculated at checkout based on your address and number of items selected.
Unfortunately, we are not able to deliver to rural areas, such as farms.