Elephants Ear - PollyRegular price R 195.00
Scientific name: Alocasia Bambino (Amazonica)
Common Names: Alocasia lowii 'Polly amazonica', Alocasia Polly, Jewel Alocasia, Alocasia Bambino Arrow, Bambino Arrow
- Gorgeous deep green and white veined foliage
- Looks good all year round
- Compact grower, ideal for smaller spaces
- Thrives in bright, indirect light
- Plant level: Easy-Medium
Comes in a 14cm Plastic Nursery Pot
The Elephants Ear Polly houseplant has extremely striking arrow-shaped foliage that is not one to be passed over. Deep green narrow leaves with light, visible veins and purple undersides make this plant stand out from the crowd.
Part of the popular Elephant's Ear (Alocasia) family, The Polly is beautiful, elegant, and incredibly easy to maintain as a houseplant. This stunner will grow a thick trunk in time and will increase the size of its leaves, but will not get as large as its relative, the Amazonica, making it a great show stoppers for smaller spaces.
Keep your Elephants Ear Polly houseplant in a warm well-lit space and provide it with evenly moist soil and some humidity to keep it looking fabulous all year round. Pair with a gorgeous planter of choice and use it as a tabletop accent piece or an ornamental space filler on a curated shelf.
A definite must-have for all plant parents and collectors alike...
Please note: Alocasias are known to cause some illness when consumed, best kept out of reach from hungry pets and people.
Follow these instructions to keep your Amazonica healthy and happy.
Water: Keep soil evenly moist during warmer months, but not saturated, so ensure that the drainage is good. Reduce watering and allow the plant to dry out in winter.
Light: Bright, indirect light, keep away from direct sunlight.
Humidity: Enjoys a humid environment and good airflow. Normal room humidity should be fine but will enjoy a bright bathroom.
Fertilize: Diluted balanced feed every two weeks, Spring to Autumn, no feeding required in winter.