Alocasia comes from the family Araceae. There are 79 species native to tropical and subtropical Asia to Eastern Australia. Also known as Hardy Elephant Ear, Wentii has large glossy leaves with ruby red undersides and a mature size of around 1.5m. A really stunning ornamental plant. It is unusually cold tolerant for an Alocasia, making it a great plant for colder rooms or conservatories where other tropicals may struggle in the colder months.
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: Unusual for an Alocasia they don't need too much humidity.
Temperature: They can withstand colder temperatures about 10 degrees C.
Other info -
Pot size: 12cm
Approx height not including pot: 35cm
Toxic to cats & dogs? Yes
Air purifying? No