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Alocasia Amazonica

Alocasia x Amazonica and African Mask Plant is a very recognizable plant that you’ll probably have seen before on social media or in gardening stores.

Available in 4″ 6″ and 10″

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Description

Common names:
Alligator Alocasia
African Mask
Elephant’s Ear

 

Also sold as:
Alocasia x amazonica

 

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Glossy deep green accented with white to light green veining
Flower Time: Other: Seasonal.
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seed from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination. Viability declines if seeds are allowed to dry. Soak overnight in distilled water and plant.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Parentage: Alocasia sanderiana x Alocasia longiloba