Alocasia macrorrhiza Dark Star (elephant ear)
Alocasia macrorrhiza Dark Star (elephant ear)

Alocasia macrorrhiza Dark Star (elephant ear)

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Elephant Ears

A tropical plant that grows up to six feet tall and five feet wide.  It is a cross between four different varieties of the Elephant Ear.  The leaves are toxic to humans and animals.

Plant in bright indirect light

- Best in well-drained soil, potting mix or crumbly loam

- Allow the top two to three inches of soil to dry between watering. During the winter they go through a dormancy period and requires less frequent waterings.

- Native to Asia