Alocasia macrorrhiza Dark Star (elephant ear)
Elephant Ears, African Mask
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