How about these stunning and exotic Alocasia Cucullata! These rare plants are not often found at your local hardware stores and nurseries, making them a super unique addition to your collection.
Alocasia Cucullata are very different to other Alocasias. They are known as the "small elephant ear", growing only to about 1 metre high, and is very hardy compared to other Alocasia varieties.
The small leaves are heart shaped, with thick prominent veining on the underside, and each with curly, twisted tips and upturned leaf margins. The unusual leaves give it its common name of ‘Hooded Elephant Ear’ or even known as ‘Buddha’s Hand’.
The plant eventually forms a nice thick clump approximately 1 metre tall by 1 metre wide and becomes multi-stemmed even when quite young presenting a stunning array of tropical foliage.
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130mm Pink Ribbed Ceramic
Pot stands at roughly 13cm tall, and is roughly 13cm wide.
Overall height with the plant is roughly 45cm tall.
Loves any medium and bright filtered light position. Keep out of direct sun as leaves can either turn yellow, or will burn.
Alocasia Cucullata likes moist soil. Water when the soil just starts to feels dry to the touch - typically weekly year round, but monitor to ensure adequate water is provided.
Mist foliage every few days to keep humidity levels up, particularly through the winter months when heaters are used more often.
Feed monthly with a water soluble fertiliser in spring and summer.
Having trouble with watering? Try one of our sustee water checkers! These devices take all of the guesswork out of when to water!
While all care has been taken to ensure you receive a healthy and happy plant, the information provided here should be used as a guide only. Every home is different and nobody knows your home as well as you do. Each home environment will vary in sunlight, humidity, temperature and air quality. All of these factors will have an impact on the health and growth of your plant. We recommend doing some research to learn the needs of your plant, and follow those recommendations as best as you can in your home.
Observe your plant, it will soon tell you if it is happy or not!
*Picture and sizes shown are indicative only, and may not exactly represent the final product you receive. Any accessories pictured are not included.