Alocasia portodora has glossy green, lush tropical foliage. Also called the upright elephant ear plant, is a statement houseplant from the jungles of South East Asia that will feel right at home in the humid environment of kitchens and bathrooms.
Light: Bright indirect sunlight, avoid direct sunlight as it may scorch the leaves.
Water: Keep the compost moist through the summer months, but be careful to not overwater your plant as it can lead to root rot. During winter, reduce the water regime by half. Alocasias appreciate the moist environment, so mist around your plant often and avoid water sitting on the leaves as it can scorch it when exposed to sunlight.
Not edible. Toxic if accidentally ingested.
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