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Elephant's Ear

 

This tropical looking evergreen forms a dome shape of large arrow-shaped, wavy-edged, bright green leaves 2 feet long or longer, on 5-foot tall stalks. Spikes of tiny white flowers surrounded by greenish white bracts are followed by reddish fruit.

Alocasia macrorrhiza (A. alba)(A. crassifolia)(A. indica)(A. macrorrhiza)(C. ind

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Fruit Characteristics

Fruit color :Reddish

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Glossy

Leaf length : 24"

Leaf shape : Arrow-shaped; wavy margins

Leaf color : Bright green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Tiny white flowers are surrounded by greenish white bracts.

Flower shape : Spike

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 4 ft.

Average size maturity height : 7 ft.

Cultural Information

Sunset zone : 22-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes