Growing guide

How to grow alocasias

These tropical houseplants, with their big, boldly patterned leaves, are real showstoppers, ideal for taking centre stage in a warm, bright room.

Quick facts

  • Known as elephant’s ear, because of their large leaves

  • They like humidity and warmth, above 16°C (60°F)

  • Position in bright but indirect light 

  • Feed and water regularly through the growing season

  • In winter, keep cooler and drier, letting them go dormant

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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