Alocasia comes from the family Araceae. There are 79 species native to tropical and subtropical Asia to Eastern Australia. Commonly known as elephant ear Cucullata is a beautiful large impressive green variety. Also known as Buddha's hand they are believed to bring good fortune and they can be found in Buddhist temples across its native Thailand and Laos. Gorgeous pointed leaves and tall stature makes this guy a real showstopper and is sure to brighten up a spot in your home!
How to care for your Alocasia -
Water: Alocasia need their soil to be moist at all times, do not allow to dry out.
Light: They enjoy bright but indirect sunlight, direct sun can scorch the leaves.
Humidity: They love warmth and humidity, a bathroom or kitchen would be a perfect spot.
Temperature: They prefer warm temperatures about 20 degrees C.
Other info -
Pot size: 15cm
Approx height not including pot: 40cm
Toxic to cats & dogs? Yes