African Mask (Alocasia amazonica 'Polly')

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Ordering: Plants available for in-store pickup usually within three hours or local Portland, OR shipping which can be scheduled Tuesday through Friday.

Common Name(s): alocasia polly, elephant ears, African mask

Description: Glossy, dark green leaves shaped like scalloped arrows with striking, contrasting veins. Can grow to be a huge plant. Grows a spathe-type inflorescence.

Light: Bright, indirect light.

Water: Keep moist, but not wet or oversaturated.

Other Care: This plant can go into hibernation if not properly cared for, but can still come back even if all leaves are gone.

Origins: Native to subtropical Asia.

Other Interesting Facts: Hybrid of Alocasia longiloba x Alocasia sanderiana. Part of the Aroid (Araceae) family.


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