Elephant’ s ear cultivation

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How to grow elephant’s ear (Alocasia amazonica)



Water abundantly, soaking it by the roots, almost daily in summer. Spray it oftenly.

gardening pot

For indoor garden pots. Big pots in the garden and specially in greenhouses.


Place it in the light or in filtrated sun rays.


Propagate from stem, or leaf cutting or by division of the rhizomes.


Soft soil, mixed with sand, not acidic.

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22 April, 2019

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