How to keep this plant alive
Find the right spot
Alocasia Cucu-what? You can call him the Elephants Ear if you like. Place him on a spot in half-shade. He likes a little ray of sunshine but can’t handle direct sunlight. Do you have a west- or east facing window? Perfect! You could place him near a window facing south as well, but be sure to keep at least 2 meters of distance from the window.
How thirsty is this plant?
Well, he is quite a drinker. The Elephants Ear likes the soil to be slightly moist but does not like to have his roots in water. We advise you to give small amounts of water regularly and place him in a pot where the water can drain if possible. Do you want to make him even happier? Spray the leafs with a plant sprayer because the Elephants Ear is not a fan of dry air.
Did you know…?
- This plant started his soul searching journey in South East Asia?
- The leafs will not drop droplets. So it’s safe to put this fellow on your grandmas vintage cabinet.