The Alocasia Wentii - 80 cm originating from Southeast Asia will immediately draw attention in any room. This houseplant has large leaves that can grow up to a metre long. Due to these large leaves, the plant is often used in nature as an umbrella during tropical showers. The nickname 'Elephant ear' has been given to the plant because of its large leaves.
Care & tips Alocasia Wentii - 80cm
The plant originates from a tropical environment and likes it when the air is a bit more humid. To imitate this, it is good to spray the plant regularly. This will prevent unwanted visits from aphids to your Elephant ear. It is possible that the plant leaks some moisture onto the soil. Do not worry, this is a sign of a healthy Alocasia Wentii.
Water requirements for Alocasia Wentii - 80cm
Due to its origin, the plant is used to sufficient moisture. Make sure that the potting soil is always moist but not wet at all. Watering once a week is sufficient in the beginning. Check whether the soil is still moist more often and add a little water if necessary.
Light requirements for Alocasia Wentii - 80cm
The Elephant Ear will become a beautiful, healthy plant when placed in a light spot without direct sunlight. If the plant is growing towards the light it will not get enough light, in which case move it to a more sunny spot. We advise against placing this plant in direct sunlight, as this will cause its leaves to burn.
Is the Alocasia Wentii - 80cm poisonous?
In Southeast Asia, the leaves of the Alocasia Wentii are used in various dishes. However, this should be done in the right way because the sap of this plant can cause irritations on the skin.
How is my Alocasia Wentii - 80cm shipped?
This tropical Elephant's Ear is delivered in a cultivation pot. All our houseplants are shipped in specially designed boxes. Because of the unique interior of the boxes, the houseplants stand firmly in the box and cannot move. Houseplants don't mind being in a dark box for a day. This way, we make sure that your green friends are delivered to your home in tip-top shape.
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