"Elephant Ear" Alocasia Regal Shield

Alocasia 'Regal Shield'

Size: Small
Pot: Eco Planter

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  • Not safe for pets

  • Benefits from a green thumb

The Alocasia 'Regal Shields' thick and durable green leaves show off with dark purple-tinged undersides. The light green veins on the upper surface and purple-yellow-green veins on the lower surface gives an unusual color distinction to any room. Growing up to 9' tall and 4' wide makes this one a focal point to any brightly lit room!

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"Elephant Ear" Alocasia Regal Shield

About "Elephant Ear" Alocasia Regal Shield

The leaves of Elephant Ear plants in the tropics serve as a type of umbrella or canopy for understory plants and animals. Their thick leaves can grow as much as 5 feet across and 3 feet wide.

Care Level: Green thumb

The Elephant Ear 'Regal Shields' needs lots of love and attention with bright indirect light, high humidity and consistent moisture.

Pet Friendly: No

Toxic to pets.

Light: High

Indoors: Bright, indirect light Outdoors: Morning part shade (4-6 hours)

Water: High

Keep the soil consistently moist (but not soggy). Let it dry between waterings on the top 1-2 inches of the soil.

Humidity: High

Keep high humidity around this plant at an average of 65-80%. Add a gravel tray, or use a humidifier or group with other plants. Don't spritz as it can cause foliar disease.

Air Quality: Great

Cleans, filters and purifies the air in your home or office.
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Great For People Who…

  • Great for people who nurture their plants like their children
  • Great for people who love the tropical vibe
  • Great for people using Feng Shui
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Great For Spaces That…

  • Great for spaces with high humidity environment or climate
  • Great for spaces with higher ceilings
  • Great for space with room for a grouping of plants
  • Great for spaces with bright indirect light

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