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Elephant Ear 'Dark Star'

Alocasia 'Dark Star'
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$35.00
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Large, emerald-green leaves contrast dark stems and veins. Great focal point for your houseplant collection. 

Houseplants are like “surf and turf” on a restaurant menu; prices reflect the current market value. Because we pass the savings onto you, our prices fluctuate based on where and when specific plants are sourced.

*Not available at Sacramento location

Characteristics

  • Size: 4'-6' tall, 5' width 
  • Light Requirement: Bright Light
  • Water Needs: Medium
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Growth Rate: Moderate

Green Thumb Guide

With less light, this plant grows a bigger leaf to catch more light. Plant in enriched soil with good drainage. Keep soil moist but not soggy. If kept too wet roots will rot. Check soil once or twice a week to establish watering frequency. Use potting soil when repotting. Fertilize monthly with a balanced fertilizer such as Bonide 10-10-10. Leaves tear and scar easily, place in a location where your plant can have space. Plants can go dormant, or partially dormant, during winter months, even inside. Cooler temperatures and shorter days will trigger the plant to reduce foliage.