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Alocasia Regal Shields Elephant Ear Plant in 10 in. (3 Gal.) Grower Pot

Alocasia Regal Shields Elephant Ear Plant in 10 in. (3 Gal.) Grower Pot

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Add tropical flair to the summer patio with this Elephant Ear. Its shimmery, deep dark green, slightly rippled leaves have a dark purple overlay with complementary lighter green leaf veins. An outdoor year round hardy plant for only the hottest USDA Zones 9-11, in all other climates, grow as an indoor house plant. Thrives in warm dappled sunny sites with high humidity, best foliage color is derived from diffused bright light, as too intense sunlight may cause the leaf edges to turn yellow. Grows to be about 6 ft tall by 4 ft wide once mature.

  • Botanical Name:  Alocasia 'Regal Shields
  • Great for a tropical vibe near the patio or pool, for indoor rooms with high ceilings
  • Commonly found as the "thriller" in a thriller-spiller-filler container combination
  • Requires high humidity, high temperatures, moist soil, and bright indirect sunlight
  • Toxic to touch, keep away from children and pets
  • Ships in a 10 in. tall and wide black nursery pot and the plant itself is on average approximately 24 in. tall
  • Outdoor hardy only in USDA plant zones 9 to 11, it is not recommended to grow this plant year round outdoors in cooler climates, ideal home or garden temperature is between 65°F to 80°F with 40% to 80% air humidity, this tropical plant is not frost tolerant and cannot survive in temperatures below 60°F
  • To accommodate mature size or when planting in groups, space 3 ft. to 5 ft. away from other plants or structures
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