Common Name: Chinese Taro, Buddha's Hand, Elephant ear
Botanical/Scientific Name: Alocasia Culculatta
LIGHT: Bright light, but no direct sunlight and shaded for a good part of the day in the summer, if it's warm and humid enough.
WATERING: Water a little but often - keeping the soil moist at all times. Water much less during winter.
SOIL: Use a fast draining peat based potting mix. HUMIDITY: These plants like slightly higher humidity levels than many other plants. You may need to raise the humidity levels in a room artificially by placing the plant in a humidity tray with pebbles or use a humidifier.
FERTILISER: Once a month, high in Nitrogen to enhance evergreen leaves.
Size: Height 100cm. approximate
NOTE: Actual product may vary due to product enhancement.