Alocasia Elephant Ear Polly

The Alocasia Polly, also known as the African Mask Plant or Elephant Ear Polly, is a stunning tropical houseplant that belongs to the Alocasia genus. Characterised by its striking arrow-shaped leaves and distinct veins, this plant is a favourite among indoor gardening enthusiasts. The leaves of Alocasia Polly are glossy green with prominent white or silver veins, giving them a unique and eye-catching appearance.

Alocasia Polly is renowned for its elegant and dramatic foliage, making it a statement piece in any indoor space. It thrives in bright, indirect light and requires consistently moist soil to mimic its natural habitat in tropical rainforests. Proper humidity levels are also essential for the Alocasia Polly to flourish, making it an ideal choice for bathrooms or kitchens where humidity tends to be higher.

While Alocasia Polly adds a touch of exotic charm to interiors, it’s essential to note that it requires a bit of care and attention. Overwatering should be avoided, as it can lead to root rot. With the right balance of light, water, and humidity, the Alocasia Polly can grow into a lush and vibrant plant, transforming any room into a lush, tropical oasis.


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Common Name

Elephant Ear Polly

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Water approximately every 10 days, ensure that the top soil dries out in-between watering


Half strength feed monthly from Spring to Autumn, do not feed in Winter.


High humidity, mist regularly

Light Requirements

Prefers bright, indirect light, but can also tolerate some levels of shade


This plant can comfortably sit at around 15-24?, but it can tolerate a few degrees either side.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed

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