Alocasia Macrorrhiza Variegated
Alocasia macrorrhiza variegata (Elephant Ear) is a herbaceous and evergreen indoor house plant. It can grow around 12 to 15 ft in height with a 4 to 6 ft spread. The leaves are evergreen, arrow-shaped to shield-like, simple with slightly wavy margins and prominent veins, up to 3 feet in length, and highly variegated in color with green, cream, and white. The creamy blossoms are fragrant and are borne Alocasia macrorrhiza ‘Variegata’ leaf close upon a spadix in a green spathe that ages to pale yellow. Fruit is fleshy red berries on a cylindrical spadix. Alocasia plants are poisonous if eaten. Keep it away from children and animals.
Scientific Name: Alocasia macrorrhiza variegata
Common Names: Variegated Elephant’s Ear or Elephant Ear
Water your plant regularly during the growing season and always keep the soil evenly moist but not soggy. Alocasia plants require less water during the winter when it’s dormant. You can allow the topsoil to become slightly dry between each watering.