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Alocasia Polly is a sleek showstopper with ornate foliage and purple stems. From the popularly coveted Aroid family of plants, this beauty's lineage hails from the tropical rainforests of Asia.
Size: 6" (pot diameter)
Scientific Name: Commonly referred by the name 'Alocasia x amazonica Polly'. But technically 'Polly' is not a species, but rather a man-made hybrid. Cultivated hybrids are not designated formal botanical names.
Common Names: Amazonian elephant ear, African mask plant
Appearance: Dark, leathery, pointy arrowhead-like leaves with wavy-edges. Light green to cream-colored veining.
Origin: ‘Polly’ was likely hybridized but parents descend from Southeast Asia
Enjoys: Warmth, humidity, filtered light with moderate shade (avoid bright, direct and mid-day light)
Care: Keep soil slightly moist throughout but not saturated. Fertilize ~2 times per year.
Soil: Well-draining potting mix. Preferably peaty, organic-rich, and moist.
Temp: 60 °F to 90 °F
Level of Simplicity: Medium
Growth: Indoors, can grow to about 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide.
Toxicity: Harmful upon ingestion. Steer clear of exposure to skin and eyes to avoid potential irritation.
- Shipped as shown, in nursery growing container.
- All shipments come with ‘Care Cards’ with detailed information about your new plant!