Alocasia cucullata - Buddhas Hand Elephant EarRegular price $18.00
Matte green heart shaped leaves sit upon tall, thin stems. These plants grow well in bright, indirect light and are a stunning addition to any plant collection.
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Origin: South East Asia
Synonyms: Chinese Taro, Buddha's hand, hooded dwarf elephant ear.
Light: bright indirect to full shade. Category 3-5(please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Indoor mix (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season
Watering: Don't over water, they like to dry out between waterings.
Maintenance: Can be prone to spider mite so keep the leaf clean, we reccomend Dr Greenthumbs Greenspace Reset as a preventative. Keep warm over winter to slow down/stop dormancy. If they experience temperatures of 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.