Upright Elephant Ears, Alocasia odora

Chinese Evergreen

FAMILY:
Araceae

ORIGIN:
Southeast Asia

DESCRIPTION:
Rhizomatous perennial with large, ovate, dark green leaves arrow-shaped at the base growing to 4 ft.

CULTIVATION:
Prefers high humidity; water freely; shade to part sun

PROPAGATION:
Divide rhizomes or offsets; root stem cuttings

COMMENTS:
Suitable for bogs; sap can irritate skin

 

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