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Alocasia Dark Star Elephant Ear Plant in 10 in. (3 Gal.) Nursery Pot

Alocasia Dark Star Elephant Ear Plant in 10 in. (3 Gal.) Nursery Pot

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The exceptionally large size of this lush Elephant Ear will add tremendous tropical flair to the summer garden. Gorgeous deep purple stems and dark purple leaf veins lead to glossy, deep green leaves, which can grow to 6 ft tall by 5 ft wide. Bred from four different varieties of Elephant Ear for an incredibly large leafed hybrid with a lower cold tolerance to 70 deg F. 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 dappledly 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.

  • Botanical Name:   Alocasia ‘Dark Star
  • Great for a tropical vibe near the patio or pool, for indoor rooms with high ceilings
  • The immensely large leaves can grow 5 ft. long by 3 ft. wide
  • Tolerant of temperatures down to 70 deg F
  • 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 with several stems holding large leaves that are on average already 10 in. by 15 in. in size
  • Outdoor hardy only in USDA plant zones 9 to 11, it is not recommended to grow this plant 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 5 ft. away from other plants or structures
  • House plants can add more life to your home: helping to purify indoor air by absorbing toxins and removing harmful chemicals. they boosts mood, productivity, concentration and creativity while reducing stress to promote better sleep
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