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Alocasia 'Frydek' - Frydek Elephant Ear

4" Nursery Pot

This tropical plant showcases its stunning velvety, dark-green leaves adorned with silvery-white veins, resembling a masterpiece of natural art. The Frydek Alocasia, also known as the "Green Velvet Alocasia," exudes an air of sophistication, making it a captivating addition to any indoor garden or plant collection. As an easy-to-care-for houseplant, it thrives in bright, indirect light and appreciates well-draining soil.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Alocasia 'Frydek'
  • Common Name: Elephant’s Ear, Persian Palm
  • Family: Araceae 
  • Native Range: Southeast Asia

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care: Moderate
  • Light: Bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight as the leaves may burn. Plant will grow and stretch toward the sun. To control lean, turn container pot 1/2 or 1/4 between watering
  • Water: Thoroughly water and allow to dry out slightly between watering. Use a well draining soil mix. If the plant is holding too much moisture, you may notice water drip from the tips and undersides of the leaves.
  • Humidity: High, maintain above 60% for best growth.
  • Temperature: 60-75F. Avoid cold drafts.
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and stems, or to control growth. It is normal for older leaves to die off.
  • Feeding: Fertilize 1/2 strength every 2 to 3 weeks during the spring and summer
  • Growth: Upright. Up to 7' tall indoors. Plant will grow and stretch toward the sun. To control lean, turn container pot 1/2 or 1/4 between watering. 
  • Propagation: Root division, Offsets
  • Pests: Look out for mealybugs, spider mites, aphids, fungus gnats
  • Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets

Elevate your living space with the enchanting allure of our Frydek Alocasia and let this botanical gem transform your home into a botanical oasis. Shop now and indulge in the allure of this unique and magnificent tropical beauty.