Black Velvet Elephant Ear
Commonly known as: little queen
1.5' H x 1.5' W
REGION OF ORIGIN
Standard Potting Mix
Has silvery, white veins and deep green leaves. The leaves have a stiff velvetly texture and are heart shaped reaching to about 6" in length. Stays compact while still growing relativly large in size compared to other more compact Alocasias.
Special Care Instructions
Provide well-draining peat based or coco based potting medium. They don't like to stay dry for long periods of time so only allow the top couple inches to dry out between waterings. High humidity of 60%-75% works best fo this plant, so if your home is particularly dry a humiifier or pebble tray is best. Place near a East or South facing window and avoid direct sun rays.