Alocasia clypeolata 'Green Shield'Regular price $32.00
Alocasia clypeolata "Green Shield" is a beautiful variety of "Elephant Ear", growing leaves up to 30cm long on delicately perched atop of thin stems up to 1 metre tall. The green leaves of A. clypeolata have contrasting shade of light and dark green and mature to be strikingly sculptural.
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Origin: The Phillipines
Synonyms: Elephant Ear
Light: Full Shade - Category 3-4 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Indoor mix (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season (please see our blog on plant food)
Watering: Don't over water, they like to dry out between waterings.
Maintenance: Keep warm over winter to slow down/stop dormancy. If they experience temperatures less than 15 Degrees Celsius consistently they will go dormant in which watering should be kept to a minimum (about once a month) until new growth emerges in Spring.