10 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Elephant Ear Zebra Plant Overview
Alocasia zebrina is a tender, rhizomatous, evergreen perennial that originates from South-East Asia. It is typically grown for the foliage, which is large, bright green, arrow-shaped and borne on fantastically zebra-patterned stems. Commonly known by the names Elephant Ear Zebra Plant or Zebra Alocasia. It is frequently grown indoors as a houseplant, this plant does best when provided with ample humidity. Placement in a bathroom or kitchen, in bright but indirect light is advised, ensure soil is a well-draining mix to prevent waterlogging to the roots.
Common problems with Elephant Ear Zebra Plant
Generally disease free but can be attacked by red spider mite and mealy bugs
How to harvest Elephant Ear Zebra Plant
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Elephant Ear Zebra Plant
In spring or summer
Take stem cuttings in spring.
Special features of Elephant Ear Zebra Plant
Attractive foliage plant