Alocasia cucullata, Buddhas Palm
A heart shaped elephant ear. An easy plant for both outdoors and indoors. Alocsias are believed to bring good luck and are often decorated in Buddhists temples. Fertilize once a month during spring and summer, growing season. Alocasias go dormant in winter and the leaves drop. Alsocasias are susceptible to spider mites, check the plant periodically.
- Bright indirect light, dappled sun, shade
- Well draining soil
- Allow top inch of soil to dry out in between waterings
- Native to Asia